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Alliance Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.13 (-2.38 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $46.37
50-Day Range
MA: $45.79
52-Week Range
Now: $46.37
Volume1.62 million shs
Average Volume1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.21 billion
P/E Ratio22.62
Dividend Yield1.77%
Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions worldwide. It operates through three segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Card Services. The company offers a portfolio of integrated outsourced marketing solutions, including customer loyalty programs, database marketing services, end-to-end marketing services, analytics and creative services, direct marketing services, and private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. It also focuses on facilitating and managing interactions between its clients and their customers through various consumer marketing channels, including in-store, online, email, social media, mobile, direct mail, and telephone. The company captures and analyzes data created during each customer interaction, leveraging the insight derived from that data to enable clients to identify and acquire new customers and to enhance customer loyalty. It serves clients across various end-markets, including financial services, specialty retail, grocery and drugstore chains, petroleum retail, automotive, hospitality and travel, telecommunications, insurance, and healthcare. Alliance Data Systems Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.75 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Cash Flow$24.53 per share
Book Value$34.49 per share


Net Income$278 million


Market Cap$2.21 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Alliance Data Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Alliance Data Systems' stock was trading at $57.28 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ADS shares have decreased by 19.0% and is now trading at $46.37.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Alliance Data Systems?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Alliance Data Systems' next earnings date?

Alliance Data Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The business services provider reported $1.86 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.08 by $0.78. The business services provider had revenue of $979.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.16 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a net margin of 1.73% and a return on equity of 42.34%. Alliance Data Systems's quarterly revenue was down 27.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $3.83 earnings per share.
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How often does Alliance Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, September 18th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th.
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How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work?

Alliance Data Systems declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, July 9th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 14.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

14 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Alliance Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Alliance Data Systems' share price to reach $66.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems saw a decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 2,050,000 shares, a decrease of 26.3% from the July 30th total of 2,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,730,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 4.4% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Alliance Data Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Alliance Data Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Alliance Data Systems investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), Boeing (BA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), BlackRock (BLK), Intel (INTC), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Edward J. Heffernan, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Charles L. Horn, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Bryan A. Pearson, Exec. VP & Pres of LoyaltyOne (Age 55)
  • Mr. Bryan J. Kennedy, Exec. VP (Age 50)
  • Ms. Melisa A. Miller, Exec. VP & Pres of Card Services (Age 60)

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock symbol?

Alliance Data Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ADS."

Who are Alliance Data Systems' major shareholders?

Alliance Data Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.00%), FMR LLC (4.63%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (3.68%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.77%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (2.57%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.05%). Company insiders that own Alliance Data Systems stock include Holdings LP Valueact, John C Gerspach, Kenneth R Jensen, Laura Santillan, Sharen J Turney, Timothy J Theriault, Timothy P King and Valueact Capital Master Fund,.
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Which major investors are selling Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lyrical Asset Management LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Prudential PLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Alliance Data Systems company stock in the last year include Holdings LP Valueact, and Valueact Capital Master Fund,.
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Which major investors are buying Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Man Group plc, FMR LLC, Duality Advisers LP, Marshall Wace LLP, Muhlenkamp & Co. Inc., and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Alliance Data Systems stock in the last two years include John C Gerspach, Kenneth R Jensen, Laura Santillan, Sharen J Turney, and Timothy J Theriault.
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How do I buy shares of Alliance Data Systems?

Shares of ADS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Alliance Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of ADS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.37.

How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $2.21 billion and generates $5.58 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $278 million in net income (profit) each year or $16.39 on an earnings per share basis. Alliance Data Systems employs 8,500 workers across the globe.

What is Alliance Data Systems' official website?

The official website for Alliance Data Systems is www.alliancedata.com.

How can I contact Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems' mailing address is 3075 Loyalty Circle, Columbus OH, 43219. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 614-729-4000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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