Analyst Rating Update on Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) as 2, which is a Buy recommendation. 14 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 4 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. A total of 2 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 20 research analysts is 1.4, which indicates as a Strong Buy.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) : 14 investment research analysts covering Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) have an average price target of $270.36 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $360 and the lowest target is $225 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $37.84 of the average price.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, Susquehanna initiates coverage on Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). The current rating of the shares is Neutral, according to the research report released by the firm. The rating by the firm was issued on April 26, 2016.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $187.96, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $189.76 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $186.57 and closed the trading day at $187.46, in the green by 0.57%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,124,111. The stock had closed at $186.4 in the previous days trading.

In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Anderson Bruce K, director of Alliance Data Systems Corp, had unloaded 354 shares at an average price of $221.7 in a transaction dated on June 1, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $78,482.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation is a provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving consumer-based businesses in a variety of industries. The Company operates through three segments: LoyaltyOne, which includes the Companys Canadian AIR MILES Reward Program and BrandLoyalty; Epsilon, which provides direct marketing solutions, and Private Label Services and Credit, which provides risk management solutions, account origination, funding, transaction processing, customer care, collections and marketing services for the Companys private label and co-brand retail credit card programs. The Company offers a portfolio of integrated outsourced marketing solutions, including customer loyalty programs, database marketing services, end-to-end marketing services, analytics and creative services, direct marketing services and private label and co-brand retail credit card programs.

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