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

June 15, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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 increased, 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.
Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0.03% or 6,721 shares. 26,236 were reported by Pictet Asset Mgmt Ltd. Sterneck Mgmt Limited Liability accumulated 3,250 shares or 0.41% of the stock. 7 are owned by Mcf Limited Com. Ancora Advisors Ltd owns 0.02% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 1,909 shares. The Indiana-based Kirr Marbach & Co Ltd In has invested 3.42% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Metropolitan Life Insur New York owns 9,669 shares. Wealthtrust holds 71 shares. Hm Payson And Company stated it has 0.1% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Jabodon Pt has 4.09% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 21,264 shares. Dreman Value L L C has invested 0.17% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.04% or 135,222 shares. Smithfield Trust Commerce holds 0.03% or 989 shares in its portfolio. Markston International Ltd Llc, a New York-based fund reported 63 shares. Amica Retiree Tru accumulated 222 shares or 0.04% of the stock.

Since February 16, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $33.28 million activity. 21,000 shares valued at $5.14M were sold by HEFFERNAN EDWARD J on Friday, February 16. 12,246 Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) shares with value of $3.00M were sold by Miller Melisa A.

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 rating was upgraded by Edward Jones to “Buy” on Monday, February 26. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 28 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, April 19 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Thursday, April 19. As per Wednesday, March 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Monday, January 8. Piper Jaffray maintained Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) rating on Thursday, January 25. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $342.0 target. Oppenheimer upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, April 19 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, January 18.

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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Tracking Allan Mecham’s Arlington Value Capital Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 26, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Alliance Data’s BrandLoyalty Business Signs New Agreement With The Kroger Co., Largest Supermarket Retailer In …” published on June 14, 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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