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Morning Eye-Catchers: Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)

Today’s top gainers include the company Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) which is in the industry Business Services, gaining -1.48% today. In the last week its performance is -6.55%, and 1.61% for the past quarter. Currently, Alliance Data Systems Corporation, ADS has a target price of 267.86, so today’s gain of -1.48% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.48%.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS), has a market cap of 13.47 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.90%, and institutional ownership is 99.10%.

At the current price of 234.66, it has a dividend yield of 0.89%, and its target price is 267.86. This is with a profit margin of 6.00%, and total debt/equity of 9.14. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has a P/E of 31.05, as well as a forward P/E of 10.98.

With a current EPS of 7.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 15.16%,Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 6.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 12.29%.

Performance for the year is 11.12%. Since its IPO date on 6/15/2001, the total performance to date is 3.14%.

Volume today for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS), is 753331, while its average volume is 638.82. Whilst the total gain today was -1.48%, it did have a day high of -11.69%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.58%, and 2.31% for the month. The 52-week low for Alliance Data Systems Corporation, ADS has been 27.70%, while the 52-week-high has reached -11.69%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 6.70%, and its return on assets is 1.80%. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has an operating margin of 17.40%. With a sales growth of 12.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Alliance Data Systems Corporation, ADS is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 7.33, and has a current ratio of 2.1 and 2.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Alliance Data Systems Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.53, and the P/S is 1.84, along with a P/B of 9.7. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.22.

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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