Analysts See $6.04 EPS for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)

September 16, 2018 - By Matthew Richard

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2018 Q2. Its down 0.09, from 1.07 in 2018Q1. It fall, as 47 investors sold Alliance Data Systems Corporation shares while 154 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 49.66 million shares or 1.33% less from 50.33 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 3,271 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Pnc Fincl Service Grp holds 0% or 3,682 shares. 70,519 were accumulated by Muhlenkamp Com Inc. Hartford Mgmt Communication stated it has 5,615 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement has invested 0.03% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). 82,677 are held by Credit Suisse Ag. Ogorek Anthony Joseph Adv has 24 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Boston Ltd has 0.08% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Moreover, Fmr Ltd Co has 0.07% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 2.60M shares. Prudential has 53,717 shares. North Star Mgmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Envestnet Asset Management reported 0% stake. Fernwood Invest Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.47% or 3,730 shares. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Dean Invest Assoc Limited Liability owns 14,554 shares.

Since May 8, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $36.90 million activity. On Tuesday, August 14 the insider Pearson Bryan A sold $793,231. ValueAct Holdings – L.P. also bought $40.88 million worth of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) on Tuesday, May 8.

Analysts expect Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) to report $6.04 EPS on October, 18.They anticipate $0.88 EPS change or 17.05 % from last quarter’s $5.16 EPS. ADS’s profit would be $331.86 million giving it 10.00 P/E if the $6.04 EPS is correct. After having $4.80 EPS previously, Alliance Data Systems Corporation’s analysts see 25.83 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.77% or $1.88 during the last trading session, reaching $241.48. About 356,176 shares traded. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has risen 9.90% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.72% the S&P500.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Alliance Data Systems had 17 analyst reports since March 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ADS in report on Thursday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 27 by UBS. BMO Capital Markets maintained Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) on Monday, April 16 with “Hold” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $24200 target in Monday, April 16 report. On Thursday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Sell”. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, April 13. The rating was reinitiated by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 7 with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight” on Tuesday, August 14. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 19 by Oppenheimer. Susquehanna maintained the shares of ADS in report on Tuesday, April 3 with “Hold” rating.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $13.27 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 15.14 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.

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