BMO Capital Keeps Their Hold Rating on Alliance Data Systems

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Daniel Salmon from BMO Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Alliance Data Systems (NYSE: ADS), with a price target of $230. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $205.98, close to its 52-week low of $203.67.

According to TipRanks.com, Salmon is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 16.7% and a 68.8% success rate. Salmon covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Interpublic Group of Companies, Nielsen Holdings, and 21st Century Fox.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Alliance Data Systems is Hold and the average price target is $251.08, representing a 21.9% upside.

In a report issued on April 2, Wedbush also reiterated a Hold rating on the stock with a $230 price target.

Alliance Data Systems’ market cap is currently $11.41B and has a P/E ratio of 14.58. The company has a book value ratio of 6.1506.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 33 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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Alliance Data Systems Corp. engages in the provision of data-driven and transaction-based marketing and customer loyalty solutions. The company operates through the business segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Private Label Services and Credit.