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How has Alliance Data Systems Corporation:(NYSE:ADS) performed recently?

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 11726.31. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 24.8, a forward P/E of 10.44 and EPS of 8.01. At a stock price of 198.65 (-0.85%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 20.30%, more recently this last year it has grown by 12.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.91% and more long-term 14.28% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -41.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 18.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 16.50%.

For performance, Alliance Data Systems Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.74%. For the last month performance for Alliance Data Systems Corporation is -15.05%. While the last quarter is -7.63% and half year, -5.46%. Finally for the year, performance is -24.71%.

The 52-week high for Alliance Data Systems Corporation, is at -34.60%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 12.47%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.65% and -12.03% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.90%, and for the month it is 2.22%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation, has a target price of 256.55.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 5.44, and for total debt/equity Alliance Data Systems Corporation has 6.77. The gross margin is 41.40%, while operating margin is 19.50%, the profit margin is 7.20%. The current ratio is 2.2 and the quick ratio is 2.2.

Insider ownership is at 1.90%, with instituitional ownership at 95.70%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 59.03. The shares float is 57.06, with the float short at 5.94%, with short ratio coming to 3.91.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Alliance Data Systems Corporation, get 2.20%, with its returns on investment at 6.30%. Return on equity is 26.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 256.55, reached soon?

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