Ambac Financial Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:AMBC)

About Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

Ambac Financial Group logo

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Surety & Title Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AMBC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ambac.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $760.74 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 45,228,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.17
  • 52 Week Range: $14.76 - $27.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.21
  • P/E Growth: 2.17
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $576.89 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.32
  • Book Value: $35.92 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.47
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $234.44 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 408,177 shs.
  • Beta: 1.91
  • Short Ratio: 3.4
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

What is Ambac Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

How were Ambac Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported ($2.01) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.01 by $5.02. The firm earned $126.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $136.46 million. Ambac Financial Group had a return on equity of 46.96% and a net margin of 126.93%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 46.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $4.82 EPS. View Ambac Financial Group's Earnings History.

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

2 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Ambac Financial Group's stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Ambac Financial Group's stock price to reach $28.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ambac Financial Group.

Who are some of Ambac Financial Group's key competitors?

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 (0.00%), FMR LLC (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Alden Global Capital LLC (0.00%), EJF Capital LLC (2.79%) and Sessa Capital IM L.P. (1.93%). Company insiders that own Ambac Financial Group stock include Alexander David Greene, Claude Leblanc, David L Herzog, Jeffrey Scott Stein and Tavakoli Nader. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ambac Financial Group.

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 Alden Global Capital LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Royce & Associates LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Ameriprise Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambac Financial Group.

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 EJF Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, James Investment Research Inc., LSV Asset Management, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Sessa Capital IM L.P. and Menta Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ambac Financial Group stock in the last two years include Alexander David Greene, Claude Leblanc, David L Herzog, Jeffrey Scott Stein and Tavakoli Nader. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambac Financial Group.

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 $16.82.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $28.00 (66.47% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/12/2017MKM PartnersUpgradeSell -> Neutral$17.00 -> $17.00LowView Rating Details
5/11/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$28.00 -> $39.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Earnings by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2017Q1 2017$3.01($2.01)$136.46 million$126.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q4 2016$0.63($0.28)$127.58 million$237.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q3$0.52$3.23$110.15 million$144.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$1.05$2.54$119.30 million$106.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1$1.04$4.82$126.90 million$16.90 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 million$87.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.90$5.70$130.15 million$230.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.98$5.27$120.60 million$155.49 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.25$10.22$144.60 million$6.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$0.43$1.77$128.80 million$155.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q214$0.59($2.51)$131.00 million$57.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q114$1.01$3.31$123.30 million$109.14 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: $0.70 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.71 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 and Institutional Ownership History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.15%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/18/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy7,500$16.45$123,375.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy5,000$17.32$86,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy20,000$19.55$391,000.00View SEC Filing  
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

Headline Trends for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Latest Headlines for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac Financial Group Inc (AMBC) CEO Claude Leblanc Bought $123,375 of Shares
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) CEO Claude Leblanc Purchases 7,500 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac Names R. Sharon Smith Senior Managing Director, Chief of Staff
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 12:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Bond Insurer's Appetite for Puerto Rico Debt Hasn't Waned
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) CEO Buys $86,600.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMKM Partners Upgrades Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) to Neutral
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group's (AMBC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BTIG Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 9:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 11-May-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:49 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmbac Financial's (AMBC) CEO Claude LeBlanc on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 3:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Ambac Financial Group, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 3:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $5.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 9:52 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoAmbac Financial Posts Loss In Q1
www.finanznachrichten.de - May 10 at 8:41 PM
rttnews.com logoAmbac Financial Posts Loss In Q1 - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - May 10 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac looking to limit losses from Puerto Rico debt revamp
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:32 AM
247wallst.com logoBond Insurers Hold Up Against Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Exposure
247wallst.com - May 3 at 8:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBond Insurer Stocks Hit in Puerto Rico Proceedings
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPuerto Rico teeters on brink of historic bankruptcy as lawsuits mount
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPuerto Rico Files for Title III Bankruptcy Protection
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Puerto Rico Creditors Sue Over Debt-Cutting Plans
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:29 AM
bloomberg.com logoPuerto Rico Faces Bondholder Lawsuits as U.S. Reprieve Ends
www.bloomberg.com - May 2 at 3:32 PM
barrons.com logoLawsuits Start Flying in Puerto Rico as Litigation Stay Ends
www.barrons.com - May 2 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPuerto Rico Faces Hedge Fund Lawsuits as U.S. Reprieve Ends
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSales tax creditors kick off deluge of lawsuits against Puerto Rico
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 3:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac to Release First Quarter 2017 Earnings on May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSales tax creditors kick off likely wave of lawsuits against Puerto Rico
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $19.00 Target Price for Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 11:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Getting Positive News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 9:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac Names Lisa A. Kampf as Managing Director, Investor Relations
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 8:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmbac Announces Disapproval of Interest Payments of Surplus Notes
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 3:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 12:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Press Coverage Extremely Likely to Effect Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Given $19.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 2:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Effect Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 1:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBTIG Research Reiterates Buy Rating for Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Short Interest Down 15.3% in March
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:31 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Ambac Financial Group says CEO'S 2016 compensation was $10.6 mln
www.reuters.com - April 7 at 3:29 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoAMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - March 28 at 8:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $19.00 Price Target for Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 11:50 AM
nasdaq.com logoMonday 3/20 Insider Buying Report: EQS, AMBC
www.nasdaq.com - March 20 at 3:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoClaude Leblanc Acquires 20,000 Shares of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 1:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAMBAC FINANCIAL GROUP INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 3:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-17 1:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 1:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoAmbac Posts Loss In Q4 - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - March 1 at 3:28 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAmbac Financial's (AMBC) CEO Claude LeBlanc on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 1 at 3:28 PM

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