NASDAQ:AMBC - Ambac Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.81 -0.14 (-0.88 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 09:23 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.95
Today's Range$15.78 - $16.12
52-Week Range$13.96 - $23.34
Volume586,208 shs
Average Volume377,188 shs
Market Capitalization$723.11 million
P/E Ratio2.47
Dividend YieldN/A
Ambac Financial Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees to clients in public and private sectors worldwide. It offers financial guarantee insurance policies and credit derivative contracts for public finance, structured finance, and international finance. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Surety insurance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMBC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.74
Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio1.06


Trailing P/E Ratio2.47
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$621.25 million
Price / Sales1.15
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash FlowN/A
Book Value$36.36 per share
Price / Book0.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-328,710,000.00
Net Margins28.81%
Return on Equity15.53%
Return on Assets1.43%


Outstanding Shares45,340,000
Market Cap$723.11 million

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Frequently Asked Questions

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, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported ($1.66) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $1.96. The financial services provider had revenue of $134 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $96.21 million. Ambac Financial Group had a return on equity of 15.53% and a net margin of 28.81%. The business's quarterly revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($3.30) EPS. View Ambac Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is Ambac Financial Group's next earnings date?

Ambac Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ambac Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for AMBC?

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Ambac Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Ambac Financial Group's share price to reach $20.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ambac Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ambac Financial Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ambac Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ambac Financial Group.

Has Ambac Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AMBC stock have been trending positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ambac Financial Group earned a news impact score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

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

Who are Ambac Financial Group's key executives?

Ambac Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Claude L. LeBlanc, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. David Trick, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Robert Bryan Eisman, Sr. MD, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 51)
  • Mr. Stephen Michael Ksenak, Sr. MD & Gen. Counsel (Age 52)
  • Mr. David Barranco, Sr. Managing Director of Restructuring & Corp. Devel. (Age 47)

Who are Ambac Financial Group's major shareholders?

Ambac Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.53%), BlackRock Inc. (4.79%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.76%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.76%), EJF Capital LLC (3.91%) and Sessa Capital IM L.P. (2.12%). Company insiders that own Ambac Financial Group stock include C James Prieur and Claude Leblanc. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ambac Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Ambac Financial Group stock?

AMBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raging Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Sessa Capital IM L.P., Capital Returns Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambac Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Ambac Financial Group stock?

AMBC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EJF Capital LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Man Group plc, CQS Cayman LP, Systematic Financial Management LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Ambac Financial Group stock in the last two years include C James Prieur and Claude Leblanc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambac Financial Group.

How do I buy shares of Ambac Financial Group?

Shares of AMBC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ambac Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AMBC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.81.

How big of a company is Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group has a market capitalization of $723.11 million and generates $621.25 million in revenue each year. Ambac Financial Group employs 124 workers across the globe.

What is Ambac Financial Group's official website?

The official website for Ambac Financial Group is

How can I contact Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group's mailing address is ONE STATE ST PLZ, NEW YORK NY, 10004. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 212-658-7470 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ AMBC)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  92 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  203 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  295
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ambac Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AMBC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AMBC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by Staff

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