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) pushed the Diversified Services industry higher today making it today's featured diversified services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.7%. By the end of trading, Alliance Data Systems Corporation rose $2.19 (1.1%) to $198.80 on light volume. Throughout the day, 261,267 shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 778,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $196.28-$199.52 after having opened the day at $196.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $196.61. Other companies within the Diversified Services industry that increased today were:
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Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions primarily in North America. The company operates in three segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Private Label Services and Credit. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 39.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Alliance Data Systems Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Alliance Data Systems Corporation
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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