EPS for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) Expected At $4.80

September 17, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

 EPS for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) Expected At $4.80
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 40 investors sold Alliance Data Systems Corporation shares while 196 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 124 raised stakes. 53.34 million shares or 1.20% more from 52.71 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
3,737 were reported by Victory Capital Incorporated. Ameriprise has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co Ltd holds 4,497 shares. Bridgeway Cap Management reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Moreover, Vaughan Nelson Inv Mgmt Limited Partnership has 0.64% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Pinebridge Investments Limited Partnership has invested 0.13% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Independent Port Consultants Inc owns 1,932 shares. 3,600 were reported by Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys. Dreman Value Management L L C stated it has 1,930 shares. Ahl Partners Limited Liability Partnership invested in 1,807 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 7,734 are held by Emory University. Highvista Strategies Ltd Liability Co holds 5,052 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Fjarde Ap owns 12,788 shares. First Republic Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.01% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Pictet Asset Management Ltd holds 0.03% or 31,131 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) to report earnings on October, 19. They expect $4.80 earnings per share, up 5.73 % or $0.26 from last year’s $4.54 per share. ADS’s profit will be $266.22 million for 11.25 P/E if the $4.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.58 actual earnings per share reported by Alliance Data Systems Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 34.08 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.31% or $2.87 on September 15, reaching $216. About 2.22M shares traded or 292.60% up from the average. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has risen 14.47% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.23% the S&P500.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Ratings Coverage

Among 29 analysts covering Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS), 15 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Alliance Data Systems had 53 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Sunday, August 9. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 9 by Wedbush. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of ADS in report on Thursday, August 24 with “Sell” rating. The stock of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, January 29. Susquehanna initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, April 26 report. The stock of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 23. The firm has “Sell” rating by Oppenheimer given on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Credit Suisse. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of ADS in report on Friday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, February 12.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation is a well-known provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving consumer businesses in a range of industries. The company has market cap of $11.98 billion. The Firm 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 has a 24.59 P/E ratio.

More important recent Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why Is Alliance Data (ADS) Down 6.5% Since the Last Earnings Report?” on August 21, 2017, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Alliance Data to Participate at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Technology Conference”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Alliance Data’s (ADS) CEO Ed Heffernan on 2017 Deutsche Bank Technology …” on September 12, 2017. More interesting news about Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Alliance Data Systems: Continued Impressive Growth Faces Significant Headwinds” with publication date: June 22, 2017.

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