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Alliance Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

+4.69 (+5.11 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $96.50
50-Day Range
MA: $77.76
52-Week Range
Now: $96.50
Volume1.63 million shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.61 billion
P/E Ratio13.85
Dividend Yield0.91%
Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and others. It operates through two segments, LoyaltyOne and Card Services. The LoyaltyOne segment offers AIR MILES reward program; short term loyalty program; and loyalty services, which include loyalty consulting, customer analytics, creative services, and mobile solutions. The Card Services segment provides receivable financing services comprising underwriting and risk management; processing services, such as new account processing, bill processing, remittance processing, and customer care; and marketing services to private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. 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, home furnishing and hardware, beauty and jewelry, hospitality and travel, and telecommunications. Alliance Data Systems Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.58 billion
Cash Flow$33.28 per share
Book Value$34.49 per share


Net Income$278 million


Market Cap$4.61 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.61 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

3rd out of 442 stocks

Business Services, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 192 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+4.69 (+5.11 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Alliance Data Systems a buy right now?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Alliance Data Systems stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Alliance Data Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Alliance Data Systems a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Alliance Data Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,150,000 shares, a drop of 28.3% from the January 14th total of 3,000,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 4.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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, April 22nd 2021.
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How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 27th. The business services provider reported $3.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.41 by $0.90. The business services provider earned $1.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.13 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a net margin of 6.82% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 36.63%. Alliance Data Systems's revenue was down 24.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $4.12 EPS.
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How has Alliance Data Systems' stock 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 increased by 68.5% and is now trading at $96.50.
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How often does Alliance Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 28th. Investors of record on Friday, February 12th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, March 18th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 11th.
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Is Alliance Data Systems a good dividend stock?

Alliance Data Systems pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. Alliance Data Systems does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Alliance Data Systems is 5.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Alliance Data Systems will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.97% next year. This indicates that Alliance Data Systems will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work?

Alliance Data Systems announced that its board has initiated a share 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 repurchase up to 14.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

15 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Alliance Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $950.00. On average, they expect Alliance Data Systems' stock price to reach $135.79 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy P. King, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $487.37k)
  • Ms. Laura Santillan, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49, Pay $880.81k)
  • Mr. Joseph L. Motes III, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59, Pay $948.4k)
  • Mr. Charles L. Horn, Exec. VP & Sr. Advisor (Age 60, Pay $2.62M)
  • Mr. John Jeffrey Chesnut, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 48, Pay $669.46k)
  • Mr. Ralph J. Andretta, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Greg Betchkal, Chief Risk Officer
  • Jami S. Dewolf, Chief Marketing Officer of Card Services Bus. for Alliance Data
  • Valerie E. Greer, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Ms. Claudia Mennen-Vermeule, Interim Chief Exec. Officer of BrandLoyalty (Age 48)

What is Ralph Andretta's approval rating as Alliance Data Systems' CEO?

16 employees have rated Alliance Data Systems CEO Ralph Andretta on Glassdoor.com. Ralph Andretta has an approval rating of 73% among Alliance Data Systems' employees.

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), The Boeing (BA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), BlackRock (BLK), Intel (INTC), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NVIDIA (NVDA) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.75%), Lyrical Asset Management LP (3.89%), Northern Trust Corp (1.81%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.62%), Morgan Stanley (0.90%) and Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.88%). Company insiders that own Alliance Data Systems stock include Holdings LP Valueact, John C Gerspach, John Jeffrey Chesnut, 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 FIL Ltd, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Duality Advisers LP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Federated Hermes Inc..
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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 Artemis Investment Management LLP, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Chicago Capital LLC, Beaconlight Capital LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Alliance Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of ADS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.50.

How much money does Alliance Data Systems make?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $4.61 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.

How many employees does Alliance Data Systems have?

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.

Where are Alliance Data Systems' headquarters?

Alliance Data Systems is headquartered at 3075 Loyalty Circle, Columbus OH, 43219.

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 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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