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Alliance Data Systems provides marketing, loyalty, and credit solutions. It operates through various consumer marketing channels, including in-store, online, catalog, mail, telephone, email, mobile, and social media markets. The company serves retail, travel, pharmaceutical, and financial sectors. 
TypePublic
Founded1996
HQColumbus, US
Websitealliancedata.com
Employee Ratings3.2

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)20,000
Job Openings27
Revenue (FY, 2019)$5.6 B(-28%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$55 (+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Alliance Data Systems

Joseph L. Motes

Joseph L. Motes

Executive VP, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Secretary
Roger H. Ballou

Roger H. Ballou

Chairman
Charles Horn

Charles Horn

Executive VP & Senior Advisor
Laura Santillan

Laura Santillan

Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
Tim King

Tim King

Executive VP & CFO
John C. Gerspach

John C. Gerspach

Director
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Alliance Data Systems Office Locations

Alliance Data Systems has offices in Columbus and Plano
Columbus, US (HQ)
3075 Loyalty Cir
Plano, US
7500 Dallas Pkwy #700
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Alliance Data Systems Financials and Metrics

Alliance Data Systems Revenue

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Alliance Data Systems's revenue was reported to be $5.58 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

979.3m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

486.5m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

49.7%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

38.4m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

174.7m

Market capitalization (16-Oct-2020)

2.6b

Closing stock price (16-Oct-2020)

55.0

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

5.5b

EV

(2.5b)
Alliance Data Systems's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.8b3.2b3.6b4.3b5.3b6.4b7.1b7.7b7.8b5.6b

Revenue growth, %

23%21%11%

Cost of goods sold

1.5b1.8b2.1b2.5b3.2b3.8b4.3b4.3b4.2b2.7b

Gross profit

1.2b1.4b1.5b1.8b2.1b2.6b2.9b3.4b3.6b2.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

139.1m216.2m893.4m969.8m1.1b1.2b1.9b4.2b3.9b3.9b

Accounts Receivable

260.9m300.9m370.1m822.3m923.9m451.1m

Prepaid Expenses

127.0m121.6m171.0m348.9m345.9m

Inventories

271.3m234.1m251.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

193.7m315.3m422.3m496.2m516.1m605.4m517.6m788.7m963.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

143.2m153.2m166.9m345.0m497.6m487.3m249.3m

Accounts Payable

61.2m53.7m115.1m(28.0m)67.2m(35.6m)167.4m(93.7m)

Cash From Operating Activities

902.7m1.0b1.1b1.0b1.7b2.1b2.6b2.8b1.2b
USDQ2, 2010

Financial Leverage

231.3 x
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Alliance Data Systems Operating Metrics

Alliance Data Systems's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1.8 k in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Enterprise Customers

1.50 k1.50 k1.80 k

Locations

121 124 110

Suppliers

400 400 400
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Alliance Data Systems Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Alliance Data Systems Revenue Breakdown

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Alliance Data Systems revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.7% from LoyaltyOne, 30.1% from Epsilon and 51.3% from Card Services

Human Capital Metrics

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Alliance Data Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Alliance Data Systems News and Updates

Alliance Data Systems Corporation Announces Proposed Offering of $600 Million of Senior Notes

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) ("Alliance Data") announced today that it proposes to offer, subject to market conditions and other factors, $600.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The...

Alliance Data Systems board approves share buyback of $1.1 billion

Alliance Data Systems Corp. said Tuesday its board has approved a share buyback program of up to $1.1 billion. The data-driven marketing company said the buybacks will be financed with free cash flow, including proceeds of the recent sale of Epsilon. Shares were slightly higher premarket, but have …

Alliance Data Systems explores options for Epsilon unit

Credit card and loyalty programs company Alliance Data Systems Corp said on Tuesday it is exploring options for its marketing unit Epsilon, including a potential sale.

Loyalty Management Market 2018: Global Analysis By Key Players – Alliance Data Systems, Oracle, IBM, SAP SE, Maritz Holdings

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Loyalty Management Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2018 - 2023” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Alliance Data Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Alliance Data Systems founded?

    Alliance Data Systems was founded in 1996.

  • Who are Alliance Data Systems key executives?

    Alliance Data Systems's key executives are Joseph L. Motes, Roger H. Ballou and Charles Horn.

  • How many employees does Alliance Data Systems have?

    Alliance Data Systems has 20,000 employees.

  • What is Alliance Data Systems revenue?

    Latest Alliance Data Systems annual revenue is $5.6 b.

  • What is Alliance Data Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Alliance Data Systems revenue per employee is $279.1 k.

  • Who are Alliance Data Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Alliance Data Systems include Synchrony Financial, Total System Services and Western Union.

  • Where is Alliance Data Systems headquarters?

    Alliance Data Systems headquarters is located at 3075 Loyalty Cir, Columbus.

  • Where are Alliance Data Systems offices?

    Alliance Data Systems has offices in Columbus and Plano.

  • How many offices does Alliance Data Systems have?

    Alliance Data Systems has 2 offices.