Analysts See $4.80 EPS for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)

Analysts See $4.80 EPS for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS)”

Bayer had 215 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) on Wednesday, August 9 with "Buy" rating. BidaskClub upgraded Alliance Data Systems Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd. Credit Suisse initiated Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) on Friday, December 11 with "Neutral" rating. Alliance Data Systems Corporation's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 23.69%. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 426 shares of the business services provider's stock worth $106,000 after purchasing an additional 38 shares during the last quarter. It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (Put) (IWM) by 164,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.07 million shares, and cut its stake in Dish Network Corp (Call) (NASDAQ:DISH). The stock declined 1.20% or $0.1 reaching $8.2 on the news. About 731,001 shares traded or 24.37% up from the average. Alliance Data Systems Corporation now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $255.47. It has underperformed by 2.23% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 selling transactions for $53,717 activity. On Friday, May 12 the insider Gough Jeffrey bought $127,349. Commonwealth Bank of Australia boosted its position in shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation by 66.6% in the second quarter. About 263,470 shares traded. On Monday, April 25 the stock rating was downgraded by CLSA to "Underperform".

Regis Corporation owns, franchises and operates beauty salons. The stock has a market cap of $11.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.20 and a beta of 1.76. The Firm operates through three divisions: North American Value, North American Premium and worldwide.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2016.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. 21 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. Ameritas Invest Incorporated stated it has 1,399 shares. Numina Capital Management Llc bought 759,600 shares as the company's stock rose 29.86% with the market. Finally, Tredje AP fonden boosted its position in shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation by 13.5% in the second quarter. Henderson Group Plc reported 7,971 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Management holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 284,686 shares. Howe Rusling has 39 shares. Deerfield Management Co owns 3.20 million shares or 0.21% of their U.S. portfolio. State Street Corporation accumulated 91.83 million shares or 0.99% of the stock. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag holds 717,691 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS). The Minnesota-based Sit Associate has invested 0.23% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Its up 0.09, from 0.76 in 2016Q3. 156 funds opened positions while 618 raised stakes. Investment House Llc sold 11,235 shares as Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS)'s stock rose 0.06%. The stock had a trading volume of 2,219,803 shares. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a 12-month low of $197.69 and a 12-month high of $266.25. Boston Partners holds 0.27% or 905,329 shares. Bridgewater Limited Partnership, Connecticut-based fund reported 56,655 shares. Tourbillon Cap Partners Ltd Partnership has 8.45M shares. Moreover, British Columbia Invest Mngmt has 0.05% invested in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) for 26,056 shares. The Ohio-based Keybank National Association Oh has invested 0% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 599 shares of the company's stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. Greenwood Assoc Ltd Company reported 0.45% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). Allstate accumulated 14,362 shares.

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management Lp increased Constellium Nv (NYSE:CSTM) stake by 584,465 shares to 7.09 million valued at $41.83 million in 2016Q4. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 35,604 shares and now owns 222,894 shares. Primerica Inc Com (NYSE:PRI) was reduced too.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. They expect $4.80 earnings per share, up 5.73% or $0.26 from last year's $4.54 per share. After posting $3.58 EPS for the previous quarter, Alliance Data Systems Corporation's analysts now forecast 34.08 % EPS growth. The correct version of this story can be accessed at Therefore 92% are positive. SunOpta had 11 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ValuEngine raised shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. As per Monday, July 18, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. On Monday, June 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Market Perform". On Friday, December 9 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to "Neutral". The stock of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by BMO Capital Markets.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, July 27th that permits the company to buyback $500.00 million in outstanding shares. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Friday, September 9. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, August 14.

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