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Alliance Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.91 (+3.82 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $79.14
50-Day Range
MA: $60.40
52-Week Range
Now: $79.14
Volume967,471 shs
Average Volume1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.78 billion
P/E Ratio11.35
Dividend Yield1.10%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.00 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$25.95 per share
Book Value$27.72 per share


Net Income$278 million


Market Cap$3.78 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Alliance Data Systems' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Alliance Data Systems' stock was trading at $57.28 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ADS shares have increased by 38.2% and is now trading at $79.14.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Alliance Data Systems?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Alliance Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Alliance Data Systems?

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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, February 4th 2021.
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How were Alliance Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Alliance Data Systems Co. (NYSE:ADS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The business services provider reported $3.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.25 by $1.20. The business services provider had revenue of $1.05 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.04 billion. Alliance Data Systems had a net margin of 6.82% and a return on equity of 36.63%. Alliance Data Systems's revenue was down 27.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $5.05 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, October 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, December 18th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 12th.
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How will Alliance Data Systems' stock buyback program work?

Alliance Data Systems declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, July 9th 2019, which allows the company to repurchase $1,100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to purchase up to 14.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for ADS?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Alliance Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Alliance Data Systems' share price to reach $64.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.8%.
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Are investors shorting Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,620,000 shares, a decline of 12.4% from the October 31st total of 1,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), The Boeing (BA), Gilead Sciences (GILD), BlackRock (BLK), Intel (INTC), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NVIDIA (NVDA) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Alliance Data Systems' key executives?

Alliance Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy P. King, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $487.37k)
  • Ms. Laura Santillan, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48, Pay $880.81k)
  • Mr. Joseph L. Motes III, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58, Pay $948.4k)
  • Mr. Charles L. Horn, Exec. VP & Sr. Advisor (Age 59, Pay $2.62M)
  • Mr. John Jeffrey Chesnut, Sr. VP & Treasurer (Age 47, Pay $669.46k)
  • Mr. Ralph J. Andretta, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Greg Betchkal, Chief Risk Officer
  • Jami S. Dewolf, Chief Marketing Officer of Card Services Bus. for Alliance Data
  • Ms. Claudia Mennen-Vermeule, Interim Chief Exec. Officer of BrandLoyalty (Age 47)
  • Ms. Tiffany Louder, Investor Relations

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.13%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.64%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (2.63%), State Street Corp (2.35%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.86%) and Point72 Asset Management L.P. (1.25%). 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., Ninety One UK Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, BlackRock Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC.
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Which major investors are buying Alliance Data Systems stock?

ADS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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 $79.14.

How big of a company is Alliance Data Systems?

Alliance Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.78 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 12/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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