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03/21/14 - $300.49
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14.4B
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$8.87
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55.5M
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Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States, Canada, and other countries. The company facilitates and manages interactions between its clients and their customers through various consumer marketing channels, including in-store, online, catalog, mail, telephone, email, mobile, and social media. It operates through three segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Private Label Services and Credit. The LoyaltyOne segment owns and operates the AIR MILES Reward Program, a coalition loyalty program. This segment also offers loyalty services, such as loyalty consulting, customer analytics, and creative services. The Epsilon segment provides integrated direct marketing solutions that leverage transactional data to help clients acquire and build relationships with its customers. Its services include strategic consulting, customer database technologies, permission-based email marketing, loyalty management, proprietary data, predictive modeling, and direct and digital agency services. This segment’s marketing services comprise agency, database design and management, data, analytical, and traditional and digital communications. The Private Label Services and Credit segment offers credit card processing, billing and payment processing, customer care, and collections services for private label retailers, as well as private label retail credit card and loan receivables financing, including securitization of the credit card receivables that it underwrites from its private label retail credit card programs. This segment also provides marketing services, including designing and implementing strategies that assist its clients in acquiring, retaining, and managing repeat customers. It serves financial services, specialty retail, grocery and drugstore chains, petroleum retail, automotive, hospitality and travel, telecommunications, and pharmaceutical markets. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.

12,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/16/14
Founded in 1996

alliance data systems corp (ADS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Eps...
Total Annual Compensation: $540.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Loy...
Total Annual Compensation: $522.1K
Executive Vice President and President of Ret...
Total Annual Compensation: $460.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

alliance data systems corp (ADS) Key Developments

Alliance Data Systems Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Alliance Data Systems Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's revenue was $1,319.1 million compared with $1,096.4 million a year ago. Operating income was $321.6 million compared with $288.8 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $260.1 million compared with $214.8 million a year ago. Net income was $164.9 million compared with $132.9 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company stockholders was $164.2 million or $2.74 per diluted share compared with $132.9 million or $2.01 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $416.3 million compared with $358.7 million a year ago. Core earnings attributable to the company stockholders were $207.7 million or $3.47 per diluted share compared with $176.1 million or $2.67 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA, net of funding costs and non-controlling interest was $376.0 million compared with $328.5 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company's revenue was $3,817.2 million compared with $3,178.0 million a year ago. Operating income was $885.9 million compared with $849.2 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $693.8 million compared with $609.2 million a year ago. Net income was $439.9 million compared with $378.3 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company stockholders was $439.1 million or $6.98 per diluted share compared with $378.3 million or $5.63 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $968.0 million compared with $798.8 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $114.6 million compared with $91.8 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $1,160.4 million compared with $1,053.5 million a year ago. Core earnings attributable to the company stockholders were $573.6 million or $9.12 per diluted share compared with $511.9 million or $7.62 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA, net of funding costs and non-controlling interest was $1,042.5 million compared with $960.1 million a year ago. For 2014, the company is maintaining full-year guidance of $5.30 billion in revenue, while increasing from $12.35 to $12.40 in core EPS. The revised guidance reflects revenue and core EPS increases of 23% (10% organic) and 24%, respectively, for 2014. For 2015, the company's guidance is for revenue of at least $6.6 billion, a 25% increase from 2014, which assumes approximately 10% organic growth. Adjusted EBITDA, net, is expected to grow 27% to approximately $1.8 billion, while core EPS is expected to grow up to 20% to a range of $14.80 - $15.00 per share. The company expects adjusted EBITDA of $1.97 billion, a 24% increase.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation's Canadian Loyalty Business Signs on New, Long-Term Agreement with Katz Group Canada Ltd

Alliance Data Systems Corporation announced its Canadian coalition loyalty business signed a new, long-term agreement with Katz Group Canada Ltd. This new, multi-year agreement enables Katz Group Canada, under the banners Rexall, Rexall Pharma Plus and Pharma Plus, to issue AIR MILES reward miles in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia, as well as continue in Ontario, effective October 31, 2014. With this agreement, an additional 167 stores across four western Canadian provinces will join Rexall's 265 existing stores in Ontario that issue AIR MILES reward miles for purchases made, including prescription drugs (in permitting provincial jurisdictions), pharmaceutical and professional health services, over-the-counter drugs, and a variety of retail products including beauty and household. With more than 450 convenient Rexall, Rexall Pharma Plus and Pharma Plus locations across Central and Western Canada, the company is Canada's complete healthy daily living destination focused on helping to improve the health of Canadians. Rexall in Canada has no affiliation with the Rexall business in the United States. The new agreement will provide AIR MILES Collectors in Central and Western Canada the ability to both earn AIR MILES reward miles on purchases made in-store, and to redeem reward miles for the rewards they want, including AIR MILES Cash, the Program's instant redemption feature.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation, Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Oct 16, 2014

Alliance Data Systems Corporation, Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Oct 16, 2014

 

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