$4.32 EPS Expected for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)

June 15, 2018 - By Gloria Calhoun

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.
Viking Glob Limited Partnership stated it has 1.82 million shares. Royal Bankshares Of Canada invested in 54,974 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hsbc Holdings Public Limited Company stated it has 0.01% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Ameritas Inv Partners holds 0.01% or 994 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems, a California-based fund reported 78,783 shares. Paloma Partners Mgmt Communications invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Wealthtrust holds 0.01% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) or 71 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd reported 3,866 shares. Boys Arnold And Inc holds 1,373 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. First Republic Invest Mgmt has 0.01% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 4,435 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt accumulated 3,286 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 6,721 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Cibc Asset Management Inc invested in 0.01% or 4,905 shares. The New York-based Interest has invested 0.01% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Principal Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 75,909 shares.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $33.28 million activity. $3.00 million worth of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) was sold by Miller Melisa A on Monday, February 26. $542,430 worth of stock was bought by ValueAct Holdings – L.P. on Tuesday, May 15.

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. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, March 28. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform” on Friday, April 13. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, April 5 with “Hold”. UBS initiated it with “Hold” rating and $23800 target in Tuesday, March 27 report. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of ADS in report on Friday, January 26 with “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 9 by Susquehanna. Oppenheimer upgraded the shares of ADS in report on Thursday, April 19 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, December 21. Susquehanna maintained it with “Hold” rating and $23500 target in Tuesday, April 3 report. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, March 15 with “Hold”.

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: Streetinsider.com which released: “Form 8-K ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS For: Jun 12” on June 12, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Tracking Allan Mecham’s Arlington Value Capital Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” published on May 26, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Alliance Data To Participate At The JMP Securities Financial Services Conference” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Alliance Data To Participate At The RW Baird 2018 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference” published on May 23, 2018 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Alliance Data To Participate At The William Blair 38th Annual Growth Stock Conference” with publication date: June 04, 2018.

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