Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $175.70, above its previous 52-week high of $175.45 with 104,905 shares traded as of 12:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 483,600 shares over the past 30 days. Alliance Data Systems has a market cap of $8.53 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 20.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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