Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) share price soared 8.30% or 19.98 points to reach at $260.62 during previous trading session. The stock’s price fluctuated within the range of $248.62 – $263.48 during previous trading session. A total of 1.39M shares exchanged hands, whereas the company’s average trading volume stands at 609K shares. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has a market capitalization of $14.78B and most recently 55.93M outstanding shares have been calculated.
In terms of market analysis and trading signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference level is viewed as a bullish indicator, while the RSI moving below the horizontal 70 reference level is seen to be a bearish indicator. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.
Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) is at 67.78.
According to sentiments of 23 analysts the mean estimates of short term price target for the company’s stock is marked at $252.39. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $291.00 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $168.00.
The consensus means EPS for the current quarter is at $3.86 derived from a total of 24 estimates. According to analysts minimum EPS for the current quarter is expected at $3.75 and can go high up to $3.99. However a year ago during same quarter Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) reported $3.84 EPS.
For the upcoming quarter, initial predictions are anticipating that the company will post earnings of $3.73 per share according to consensus of 24 analysts.
According to sentiments of 23 analysts the company is expected to report revenues of $1.81B for the current quarter. Bearish revenue estimates established at $1.73B while the bullish revenue forecast has been figured out at $1.85B.
In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.33 on the shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). Out of rating recommendations 7 have given the stock a Buy while 9 recommend the stock as Outperform. 8 have given the stock a Hold rating, 1 as Underperform and 2 as Sell.
On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) distance from 20 day simple moving average is 6.55% whereas its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 7.80% along with 16.61% distance from 200 day simple moving average.
When we have a peek on stock’s historical trends we come to know that, the stock has climbed 9.09% in the past one week and soared 8.91% during previous one month drive, the stock went up 13.46% during past quarter. In the last six months the stock’s performance soared 24.07% while yearly performance of the company advanced 20.17%. The company’s year to date (YTD) performance is at 14.32%.
While taking a glance at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has a Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.80%. The company currently has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 25.00% and a Return on Investment (ROI) of 6.70%. Average true range (ATR-14) of the company sets at 5.74, along with its weekly and monthly volatility of 2.64%, 1.99% respectively. Beta value of the stock stands at 1.66.