Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) went up by 1.63% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $250.27 and move down -64.18%, while ADS stocks collected -0.68% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) Worth an Investment?

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.48 times of increase in earnings at the present.

ADS Market Performance

ADS stocks went down by -0.68% for the week, with the monthly jump of 1.61% and a quarterly performance of 5.23%, while its annual performance rate touched -33.19%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.45% for ADS stocks with the simple moving average of -7.98% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ADS stocks, with Stephens repeating the rating for ADS shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for ADS socks in the upcoming period according to Stephens is $160 based on the research report published on April 29, 2019.

Robert W. Baird, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ADS stock at the price of $171. The rating they have provided for ADS stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on February 8, 2019.

BofA/Merrill gave “Buy” rating to ADS stocks, setting the target price at $290 in the report published on September 17, 2018.

ADS Stocks 3.92% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ADS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Alliance Data Systems Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -39.09% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.05%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.01%, while the shares surge at the distance of +1.12% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +11.60% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, ADS went down by -0.68%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -23.37% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $154.76. In addition, Alliance Data Systems Corporation saw 1.57% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

ADS Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS), starting from King Timothy P, who sold 2,600 shares at the price of $156.30 back on Jul 30. After this action, Rushing now owns 9,445 shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation, valued at $406,370 with the latest closing price.

ValueAct Holdings, L.P., the Director of Alliance Data Systems Corporation, sold 75,000 shares at the value of $197.76 during a trade that took place back on Nov 29, which means that ValueAct Holdings, L.P. is holding 5,207,646 shares at the value of $14,832,000 based on the most recent closing price.

ADS Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +24.17 for the present operating margin and +39.57 for gross margin. The net margin for Alliance Data Systems Corporation stands at +12.36. Total capital return value is set at 6.83, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.08. Equity return holds the value 37.40%, with 2.90% for asset returns.

Based on Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS), the company’s capital structure generated 1,079.86 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 91.52. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 82.87 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 676.79 and long-term debt to capital is 57.36.

EBITDA value lies at +402.70 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 10.58. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.27 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.87. The receivables turnover for Alliance Data Systems Corporation is 0.43 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.26. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.15.