Recap: Alliance Data Systems Q4 Earnings

Shares of Alliance Data Systems ADS fell 3% after the company reported Q4 results.

Quarterly Results

  • Earnings per share decreased 41.48% over the past year to $4.12, which missed the estimate of $4.37.
  • Revenue of $1,461,000,000 lower by 28.94% from the same period last year, which missed the estimate of $1,500,000,000.

Outlook

  • Q1 EPS expected to be between $20.50 and $20.45, versus the analyst estimate of $20.45.
  • Q1 revenue expected between $5,600,000,000 and $5,600,000,000, compared to the analyst estimate of $5,700,000,000.

Conference Call Details

Company Profile

Alliance Data Systems was born of the 1996 combination of a J.C. Penney transaction-processing operation and The Limited's credit card bank business. With headquarters in Plano, Texas, Alliance provides marketing, loyalty program, and private-label credit card services. The company is known for its large Air Miles loyalty program in Canada. The private-label services and credit group is financially the company's most important operating segment.

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