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

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$20.23 +0.02 (+0.10 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$20.23
Today's Range$19.99 - $20.31
52-Week Range$13.17 - $22.02
Volume278,309 shs
Average Volume490,345 shs
Market Capitalization$917.07 million
P/E Ratio3.63
Dividend YieldN/A
Ambac Financial Group logoAmbac 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.22
Current Ratio0.91
Quick Ratio0.91


Trailing P/E Ratio3.63
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$621.25 million
Price / Sales1.48
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$36.36 per share
Price / Book0.56


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-328,710,000.00
Net Margins15.31%
Return on Equity13.71%
Return on Assets1.11%


Outstanding Shares45,330,000
Market Cap$917.07

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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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The financial services provider reported $7.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.09 by $6.13. The financial services provider earned $174.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $106.34 million. Ambac Financial Group had a net margin of 15.31% and a return on equity of 13.71%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 38.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted ($2.01) 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 Tuesday, August, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ambac Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for AMBC?

2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ambac Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Ambac Financial Group's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

Are investors shorting Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,765,176 shares, an increase of 47.0% from the May 31st total of 1,881,536 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,656,174 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 6.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Ambac Financial Group's Current Options Chain.

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

Some companies that are related to Ambac Financial Group include Essent Group (ESNT), Radian Group (RDN), NMI (NMIH), MBIA (MBI) and Syncora (SYCRF).

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)

Has Ambac Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about AMBC stock have trended positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ambac Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 0.43 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.66 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Ambac Financial Group's major shareholders?

Ambac Financial Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Berson & Corrado Investment Advisors LLC (0.19%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). Company insiders that own Ambac Financial Group stock include C James Prieur, Claude Leblanc and Tavakoli Nader. 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 Berson & Corrado Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambac Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Ambac Financial Group stock?

AMBC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Ambac Financial Group stock in the last two years include C James Prieur, Claude Leblanc and Tavakoli Nader. 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 $20.23.

How big of a company is Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group has a market capitalization of $917.07 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 (NASDAQ AMBC)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  71 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  163 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  234
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 7/16/2018 by Staff

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