Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) Analysts See $4.32 EPS

June 15, 2018 - By reb123z

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.14, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 45 investors sold Alliance Data Systems Corporation shares while 157 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 50.33 million shares or 2.85% less from 51.81 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Rafferty Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company owns 0.04% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 12,390 shares. Moreover, Sustainable Growth Advisers Ltd Partnership has 1.71% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 675,765 shares. Advantus Mngmt, Minnesota-based fund reported 4,995 shares. Stratos Wealth Prtn has 11,641 shares. Barclays Plc owns 178,475 shares. 3,292 are held by Commonwealth Bancshares Of. Edgewood Llc has invested 2.08% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Profund Limited Liability Corp reported 1,574 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported 104,680 shares stake. 362,945 are held by Deutsche Bancorporation Ag. Verition Fund Mngmt Lc holds 3,747 shares. Earnest Partners Limited Com accumulated 27 shares. 40,554 are held by Natixis. Advsrs Asset Mngmt Inc, Colorado-based fund reported 2,788 shares. Riverpark Advsr Lc reported 0.65% stake.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $33.28 million activity. ValueAct Holdings – L.P. bought $40.88M worth of stock. HEFFERNAN EDWARD J had sold 21,000 shares worth $5.14 million on Friday, February 16.

Analysts expect Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) to report $4.32 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.74 EPS change or 20.67 % from last quarter’s $3.58 EPS. ADS’s profit would be $239.32 million giving it 13.11 P/E if the $4.32 EPS is correct. After having $4.10 EPS previously, Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s analysts see 5.37 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.00% or $2.24 during the last trading session, reaching $226.47. About 588,425 shares traded. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has declined 13.23% since June 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.80% the S&P500.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Alliance Data Systems had 34 analyst reports since December 15, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $250.0 target in Thursday, January 25 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, January 25 with “Buy”. The stock of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) earned “Hold” rating by UBS on Tuesday, March 27. On Thursday, December 28 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co on Monday, January 29 to “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. Wedbush maintained Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) on Monday, April 2 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, April 5, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $12.55 billion. It facilitates and manages interactions between its clients and their clients through consumer marketing channels, including in-store, online, email, social media, mobile, direct mail, and telephone. It has a 16.06 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s LoyaltyOne segment owns and operates the AIR MILES Reward Program and BrandLoyalty program that are coalition and short-term loyalty programs.

More notable recent Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Alliance Data’s BrandLoyalty Business Signs New Agreement With The Kroger Co., Largest Supermarket Retailer In …” on June 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Tracking Glenn Greenberg’s Brave Warrior Advisors Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 18, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “An Investment Overview On Alliance Data Systems” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Tracking Allan Mecham’s Arlington Value Capital Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 26, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Alliance Data To Participate At The JMP Securities Financial Services Conference” with publication date: June 14, 2018.

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