Ambac Financial Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:AMBC)

About Ambac Financial Group

Ambac Financial Group logo

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Surety & Title Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AMBC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.31
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.83
  • 52-Week Range: $14.30 - $27.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.27
  • P/E Growth: 0.18
  • Market Cap: $990.86M
  • Outstanding Shares: 45,121,000
  • Beta: 1.91
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 126.93%
  • Return on Equity: 46.96%
  • Return on Assets: 4.04%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 5.99%
  • Current Ratio: 0.29%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.29%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $10.00 (54.46% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/19/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral -> Sell$27.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
9/18/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/28/2017        
8/9/2016Q216$1.05$2.54$119.30 million$106.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1$1.04$4.82$126.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$1.15$10.64$123.80 million$170.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.90$3.77$129.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.90$5.70$130.15 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.98$4.57$120.60 million$155.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.25$10.22$144.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$0.43$3.06$128.80 million$155.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q214$0.59($2.51)$131.00 million$57.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$1.01$3.31$123.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2014Q413$1.21$1.49$161.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/14/2013Q313($0.22)$4.17$147.25 million$171.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2013Q2 2013$2.04$4.42$242.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $11.20 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.02 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.15%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/20/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy12,000$18.06$216,720.00View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy20,000$15.07$301,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy38,855$15.98$620,902.90View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy16,400$16.15$264,860.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Alexander David GreeneDirectorBuy10,000$15.05$150,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy16,200$14.84$240,408.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016David L HerzogDirectorBuy12,820$15.84$203,068.80View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy28,390$15.98$453,672.20View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy61,496$12.82$788,378.72View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Jeffrey Scott SteinDirectorBuy4,500$12.88$57,960.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Tavakoli NaderInsiderBuy16,100$13.22$212,842.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Tavakoli NaderInsiderBuy31,325$15.04$471,128.00View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Alexander David GreeneDirectorBuy3,000$17.69$53,070.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Tavakoli NaderInsiderBuy15,000$16.54$248,100.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac to Release Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings on February 28, 2017 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:23 AM
reuters.com logoAmbac sues U.S. Bancorp, says is shortchanged by BofA pact (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.reuters.com - January 24 at 1:33 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNothing Special About Special Purpose Acquisition Company WMIH (NASDAQ:AMBC)
seekingalpha.com - January 4 at 9:21 PM
nasdaq.com logoCommit To Buy Ambac Financial Group At $17.50, Earn 8.7% Annualized Using Options (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 3 at 8:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : January 3, 2017 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 3 at 3:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : January 2, 2017 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 2 at 4:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. :AMBC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : December 30, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 30 at 3:41 PM
rttnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Dropped To A 1-Month Low After CEO Named (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.rttnews.com - December 20 at 3:37 PM
investorplace.com logoMOS, AMBC and DB stock got the new trading week started on the wrong foot (NASDAQ:AMBC)
investorplace.com - December 20 at 3:37 PM
News IconAmbac Financial Group, Inc. downgraded to Sell By MKM Partners (NASDAQ:AMBC)
baddgoddess.com - December 20 at 3:37 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoAmbac downgraded by MKM Partners (NASDAQ:AMBC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 8:48 AM
capitalcube.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : December 20, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 20 at 8:48 AM
nasdaq.com logoAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Has Tumbled To Over A 1-Month Low (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.nasdaq.com - December 19 at 3:48 PM
News IconAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (OTCMKTS:ABKFQ) Shareholder Notice: Investigation of potential Wrongdoing (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.groundreport.com - December 15 at 8:57 PM
4-traders.com logoAmbac Financial : Appoints Claude LeBlanc as CEO (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.4-traders.com - December 15 at 3:54 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Ambac Financial Group Inc says CEO Leblanc is entitled to an annual salary of $900,000 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.reuters.com - December 14 at 1:37 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:16 pm Ambac appoints Claude LeBlanc as President and CEO to succeed Nader Tavakoli, who resigned to pursue other opportunities, effective January 1, 2017 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 8:35 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Stat (NASDAQ:AMBC)
biz.yahoo.com - December 13 at 8:35 PM
4-traders.com logoAmbac Financial : Appoints Claude LeBlanc as President and Chief Executive Officer (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.4-traders.com - December 13 at 3:34 PM
rttnews.com logoAmbac Financial Appoints Claude LeBlanc As President And CEO (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.rttnews.com - December 13 at 1:41 AM
globenewswire.com logoAmbac Appoints Claude LeBlanc as President and Chief Executive Officer (NASDAQ:AMBC)
globenewswire.com - December 12 at 8:40 PM
insidermonkey.com logoHedge Funds Are Buying Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.insidermonkey.com - December 7 at 4:08 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:AMBC)
biz.yahoo.com - December 6 at 12:44 PM
sbwire.com logoInvestigation for Current Long-Term Investors in Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (ABKFQ) (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.sbwire.com - December 5 at 4:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNewman Ferrara LLP Announces Corporate Governance Investigation of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac to Participate in BTIG’s Bond Insurance Panel (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 11:35 AM
publicnow.com logoAmbac to Participate in BTIG's Bond Insurance Panel (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.publicnow.com - November 14 at 11:35 AM
marketnewsvideo.com logoNoteworthy Thursday Option Activity: EXP, AMBC, DPZ (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.marketnewsvideo.com - November 11 at 12:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 4-Nov-16 12:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 5 at 10:41 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAmbac Financial's (AMBC) CEO Nader Tavakoli on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:AMBC)
seekingalpha.com - November 4 at 8:08 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Ambac announces third quarter 2016 results (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.reuters.com - November 4 at 1:03 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac posts 3Q profit (NASDAQ:AMBC)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 4 at 1:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:AMBC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 3 at 8:48 PM
publicnow.com logoAmbac Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.publicnow.com - November 3 at 8:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:40 pm Ambac reports Q3 (Sep) results; authorized $10 mln increase in warrant repurchase program (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 3 at 8:48 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Ambac Financial Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:AMBC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 3 at 1:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : November 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 1 at 8:55 AM
publicnow.com logoAmbac to Release Third Quarter 2016 Earnings on November 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.publicnow.com - October 18 at 3:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : October 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - October 13 at 12:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac to Participate in the AFGI Puerto Rico Revitalization Conference (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 3:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac to Participate in KBW’s Bond Insurance Day Conference (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 8:15 AM
capitalcube.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 3:28 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 AMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP For: Sep 16 Filed by: NADER TAVAKOLI (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.streetinsider.com - September 21 at 4:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInsider Invests in Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 4:22 PM
4-traders.com logoAmbac Financial : Announces Management Changes in Portfolio Risk Management (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.4-traders.com - September 20 at 9:22 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:AMBC)
biz.yahoo.com - September 16 at 12:08 PM
capitalcube.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : September 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLifshitz & Miller Law Firm Announces Investigation of Ambac Financial Group, Inc., Cardinal Financial … (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 3:26 PM
prnewswire.com logoLifshitz & Miller Law Firm (NASDAQ:AMBC)
www.prnewswire.com - September 6 at 3:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLifshitz & Miller Law Firm Announces Investigation of Ambac Financial Group, Inc., Cardinal Financial Corp., Commercial Bancshares, Inc., G&K Services Inc., Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., Power Solutions International, Inc., Providenc (NASDAQ:AMBC)
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 3:26 PM

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What is Ambac Financial Group's stock symbol?

Ambac Financial Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AMBC."

Where is Ambac Financial Group's stock going? Where will Ambac Financial Group's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Ambac Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $10.00 to $10.00. On average, they anticipate Ambac Financial Group's share price to reach $10.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Ambac Financial Group announce their earnings?

Ambac Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 28th 2017.

Who owns Ambac Financial Group stock?

Ambac Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.70%), FMR LLC (4.97%), TCI Fund Management Ltd. (4.40%), Alden Global Capital LLC (3.85%), State Street Corp (1.91%) and Evermore Global Advisors LLC (1.50%). Company insiders that own Ambac Financial Group stock include Alexander David Greene, David L Herzog, Jeffrey Scott Stein and Tavakoli Nader.

Who sold Ambac Financial Group stock? Who is selling Ambac Financial Group stock?

Ambac Financial Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Numeric Investors LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Royce & Associates LP and Oxford Asset Management.

Who bought Ambac Financial Group stock? Who is buying Ambac Financial Group stock?

Ambac Financial Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Evermore Global Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Harbor Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, State Street Corp and Allianz Asset Management AG. Company insiders that have bought Ambac Financial Group stock in the last two years include Alexander David Greene, David L Herzog, Jeffrey Scott Stein and Tavakoli Nader.

How do I buy Ambac Financial Group stock?

Shares of Ambac Financial Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Ambac Financial Group stock cost?

One share of Ambac Financial Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.96.

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff