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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 11423.25. It is in the Business Services industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 21.81, a forward P/E of 10.25 and EPS of 8.88. At a stock price of 193.68 (-1.08%) 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 12.39% and more long-term 13.24% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 1.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 18.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.70%.

For performance, Alliance Data Systems Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 3.91%. For the last month performance for Alliance Data Systems Corporation is -13.38%. While the last quarter is -7.77% and half year, -28.72%. Finally for the year, performance is -34.55%.

The 52-week high for Alliance Data Systems Corporation, is at -37.07%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 9.65%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.39% and -18.56% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.06%, and for the month it is 2.49%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation, has a target price of 259.14.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 5.79, and for total debt/equity Alliance Data Systems Corporation has 6.8. The gross margin is 41.20%, while operating margin is 19.70%, the profit margin is 8.40%. The current ratio is 2.4 and the quick ratio is 2.4.

Insider ownership is at 2.30%, with instituitional ownership at 92.90%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 58.98. The shares float is 57.48, with the float short at 3.39%, with short ratio coming to 2.28.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Alliance Data Systems Corporation, get 2.60%, with its returns on investment at 6.90%. Return on equity is 28.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 259.14, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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