4. As of noon trading, Alliance Data Systems Corporation ( ADS) is up $1.95 (0.9%) to $210.79 on light volume. Thus far, 155,520 shares of Alliance Data Systems Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 622,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $207.03-$211.08 after having opened the day at $209.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $208.84.

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 $10.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 44.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 as a buy. 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. Get the full Alliance Data Systems Corporation Ratings Report now.

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