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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 12565.87. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 27, a forward P/E of 11.38 and EPS of 8.01. At a stock price of 216.28 (1.68%) 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 12.63% and more long-term 13.33% 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 0.97%. For the last month performance for Alliance Data Systems Corporation is 1.50%. While the last quarter is 9.66% and half year, 1.81%. Finally for the year, performance is -21.53%.

The 52-week high for Alliance Data Systems Corporation, is at -28.80%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.98% and 0.02% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.43%, and for the month it is 2.36%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation, has a target price of 253.95.

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 96.00%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 58.1. The shares float is 57.06, with the float short at 6.26%, with short ratio coming to 4.67.

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 253.95, reached soon?

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