NASDAQ:AMBC - Ambac Financial Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

$17.91 +0.17 (+0.96 %)
(As of 04/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.91
Today's Range$17.80 - $18.07
52-Week Range$13.17 - $22.02
Volume349,064 shs
Average Volume365,483 shs
Market Capitalization$811.90 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.7

About Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

Ambac Financial Group logoAmbac Financial Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees and other financial services to clients in both the public and private sectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Financial Guarantee and Financial Services. The Financial Guarantee segment provides financial guarantees, including insurance policies and credit derivative contracts for public finance, structured finance, and international obligations. The Financial Services segment offers investment agreements, funding conduits, and interest rate swaps, principally to clients of the financial guarantee business. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surety insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:AMBC
CUSIPN/A
Phone212-658-7470

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.99%
Current Ratio0.41%
Quick Ratio0.41%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$621.25 million
Price / Sales1.31
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$36.36 per share
Price / Book0.49

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-328,710,000.00
Net Margins-52.91%
Return on Equity-9.12%
Return on Assets-0.72%

Miscellaneous

Employees124
Outstanding Shares45,330,000

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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.90. The financial services provider earned $189.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $176.79 million. Ambac Financial Group had a negative return on equity of 9.12% and a negative net margin of 52.91%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 42.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.28) earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, May, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ambac Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for AMBC?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ambac Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Ambac Financial Group's stock price to reach $23.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ambac Financial Group.

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

Has Ambac Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AMBC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ambac Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.13 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 $17.91.

How big of a company is Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group has a market capitalization of $811.90 million and generates $621.25 million in revenue each year. Ambac Financial Group employs 124 workers across the globe.

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 (AMBC)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  63 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  150 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  213
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.

Analyst Ratings

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
2 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Ambac Financial Group in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $23.50, suggesting that the stock has a possible upside of 31.21%. The high price target for AMBC is $26.00 and the low price target for AMBC is $21.00. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.502.502.502.50
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50$23.50$23.50$23.50
Price Target Upside: 31.21% upside56.46% upside40.72% upside40.72% upside

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/6/2018BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
10/5/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/22/2016 forward)

Earnings

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ AMBC) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2018$1.26N/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2018Q4 2017$1.02$0.12$176.79 million$189.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2017Q3 2017$0.92($3.30)$125.84 million$132.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q2 2017$1.22$1.54$127.75 million$172.85 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 million$166.98 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
5/15/2013Q1 2013$0.93$291.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/22/2013Q4 2012$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ AMBC) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.99%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.93%
Insider Trading History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ AMBC) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
11/13/2017C James PrieurDirectorBuy10,000$14.02$140,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/4/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy15,000$16.64$249,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy7,500$16.45$123,375.0025,400View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy5,000$17.32$86,600.0022,500View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Claude LeblancCEOBuy20,000$19.55$391,000.0017,542View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy12,000$18.06$216,720.00256,842View SEC Filing  
6/27/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy20,000$15.07$301,400.00238,142View SEC Filing  
6/14/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy38,855$15.98$620,902.90217,461View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy16,400$16.15$264,860.00183,287View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Alexander David GreeneDirectorBuy10,000$15.05$150,500.0013,000View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy16,200$14.84$240,408.00179,487View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016David L HerzogDirectorBuy12,820$15.84$203,068.8012,820View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy28,390$15.98$453,672.20154,897View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Tavakoli NaderCEOBuy61,496$12.82$788,378.72134,897View SEC Filing  
1/7/2016Jeffrey Scott SteinDirectorBuy4,500$12.88$57,960.007,000View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Tavakoli NaderInsiderBuy16,100$13.22$212,842.0062,425View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Tavakoli NaderInsiderBuy31,325$15.04$471,128.0046,325View 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

Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ AMBC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Commit To Buy Ambac Financial Group At $15, Earn 9.3% Annualized Using OptionsCommit To Buy Ambac Financial Group At $15, Earn 9.3% Annualized Using Options
www.nasdaq.com - April 20 at 4:10 PM
Ambac to Release First Quarter 2018 Earnings on May 8, 2018Ambac to Release First Quarter 2018 Earnings on May 8, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 4:18 PM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClubAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 7:25 AM
Contrasting Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) & MGIC Investment (MTG)Contrasting Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) & MGIC Investment (MTG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 11:21 PM
Trump's New Tariff Threats Hit Stocks, As China Marks HolidayTrump's New Tariff Threats Hit Stocks, As China Marks Holiday
finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 4:17 PM
Zacks: Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesZacks: Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 9:42 AM
Edited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-18 1:30pm GMTEdited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 1-Mar-18 1:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 10:05 AM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClubAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 1:06 PM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) versus The Competition Critical SurveyAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) versus The Competition Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 9:34 AM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) and Its Competitors Financial ReviewAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) and Its Competitors Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 5:39 AM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClubAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Raised to "Sell" at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 12:16 PM
Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Ambac Financial Group (AMBC)Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Ambac Financial Group (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 2:22 AM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) and The Competition Financial ComparisonAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) and The Competition Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 7:11 PM
Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Ambac Financial Group (AMBC)Traders Buy Large Volume of Call Options on Ambac Financial Group (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 7:41 AM
Ambac Announces Annual Meeting on May 18, 2018Ambac Announces Annual Meeting on May 18, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 4:48 PM
Ambac Financial Groups (AMBC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BTIG ResearchAmbac Financial Group's (AMBC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BTIG Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 1:17 PM
Ambac Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 ResultsAmbac Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:35 AM
Ambac Appoints Joan Lamm-Tennant to Its Board of DirectorsAmbac Appoints Joan Lamm-Tennant to Its Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:35 AM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. to Host Earnings CallAmbac Financial Group, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:35 AM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Posts  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.90 EPSAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.90 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 9:16 PM
Systematic Financial Management LP Buys 10,695 Shares of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)Systematic Financial Management LP Buys 10,695 Shares of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:41 PM
290,017 Shares in Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Acquired by X Square Capital LLC290,017 Shares in Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Acquired by X Square Capital LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 2:34 PM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on MondayAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 19 at 3:46 AM
BRIEF-Ambac Financial Announces ‍Conclusion Of Rehabilitation Of Segregated Account Of Ambac Assurance CorpBRIEF-Ambac Financial Announces ‍Conclusion Of Rehabilitation Of Segregated Account Of Ambac Assurance Corp
www.reuters.com - February 16 at 9:27 AM
Ambac to Release Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings on February 28, 2018Ambac to Release Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings on February 28, 2018
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 5:45 PM
Ambac Financial Reports Preliminary Dec. Quarter ResultsAmbac Financial Reports Preliminary Dec. Quarter Results
www.finanznachrichten.de - February 4 at 8:49 AM
Ambac Financial Reports Preliminary Dec. Quarter Results - Quick FactsAmbac Financial Reports Preliminary Dec. Quarter Results - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - February 4 at 8:49 AM
BRIEF-Ambac Financial Group says Preliminary Q4 Total Revenues Between $170 Mln-$199 MlnBRIEF-Ambac Financial Group says Preliminary Q4 Total Revenues Between $170 Mln-$199 Mln
www.reuters.com - February 4 at 8:49 AM
Ambac Provides Preliminary Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2017 and Updates on Other DevelopmentsAmbac Provides Preliminary Financial Results for the Quarter Ended December 31, 2017 and Updates on Other Developments
finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 8:46 AM
Why Ambac was one of the KPMG clients that got a second look after inspection tip-offWhy Ambac was one of the KPMG clients that got a second look after inspection tip-off
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 4:43 PM
BRIEF-Ambac Announces Approval Of Plan AmendmentBRIEF-Ambac Announces Approval Of Plan Amendment
www.reuters.com - January 23 at 4:23 PM
Ambac Announces Approval of Plan Amendment for Segregated Account Rehabilitation ExitAmbac Announces Approval of Plan Amendment for Segregated Account Rehabilitation Exit
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 8:41 AM
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERIMPORTANT DISCLAIMER
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 5:41 AM
Newman Ferrara LLP Announces Corporate Governance Investigation of Ambac Financial Group, Inc.Newman Ferrara LLP Announces Corporate Governance Investigation of Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - January 8 at 3:17 PM
[$$] Ambac Removes Obstacle to Proposed Debt Swap[$$] Ambac Removes Obstacle to Proposed Debt Swap
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 8:47 AM
Ambac Announces Purchase of COFINA Bonds and Withdrawal of COFINA Bondholder Objection to Plan Amendment for Segregated Account Exit from RehabilitationAmbac Announces Purchase of COFINA Bonds and Withdrawal of COFINA Bondholder Objection to Plan Amendment for Segregated Account Exit from Rehabilitation
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 5:07 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : December 19, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : December 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 3:16 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : November 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : November 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 3:16 PM
Zacks: Brokerages Set $19.00 Target Price for Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)Zacks: Brokerages Set $19.00 Target Price for Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 7:12 PM
Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Fidelity National Financial’s Revenue Grew 1.9%; EPS Advanced 6.8%Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Fidelity National Financial’s Revenue Grew 1.9%; EPS Advanced 6.8%
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:06 AM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Director Purchases $140,200.00 in StockAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Director Purchases $140,200.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 8:52 PM
Ambac Financial Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (AMBC)Ambac Financial Group Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 4:04 AM
Ambac Financial Group Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (AMBC)Ambac Financial Group Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 1:56 AM
Edited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 1:30pm GMTEdited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 1:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 9:00 AM
Ambac Financials (AMBC) CEO Claude LeBlanc on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptAmbac Financial's (AMBC) CEO Claude LeBlanc on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 10 at 2:25 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. :AMBC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 10, 2017Ambac Financial Group, Inc. :AMBC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 2:25 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Releases  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $4.22 EPSAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $4.22 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 12:51 PM
Ambac reports 3Q lossAmbac reports 3Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 4:51 PM
Ambac Announces Third Quarter 2017 ResultsAmbac Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 8:43 PM
Bond insurer MBIA stock price rises sharply after third-quarter earningsBond insurer MBIA stock price rises sharply after third-quarter earnings
www.reuters.com - November 8 at 3:42 PM

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