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

+0.10 (+0.54 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 09:42 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $18.71
50-Day Range
MA: $17.87
52-Week Range
Now: $18.71
Volume5,434 shs
Average Volume308,981 shs
Market Capitalization$852.24 million
P/E Ratio71.92
Dividend YieldN/A
Ambac Financial Group, Inc, a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees to public and private sector clients in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Austria, Australia, France, and Internationally. It offers financial guarantee insurance policies; and credit derivative contracts and Interest rate derivative transactions. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Surety insurance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AMBC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$510.66 million
Cash Flow$6.0161 per share
Book Value$36.02 per share


Net Income$267.40 million


Market Cap$852.24 million
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)

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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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 8th. The financial services provider reported $1.88 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.64 by $0.76. The financial services provider earned $89.13 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $76.49 million. Ambac Financial Group had a negative net margin of 78.82% and a positive return on equity of 0.72%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 40.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.78 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 Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ambac Financial Group.

What price target have analysts set for AMBC?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Ambac Financial Group's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Ambac Financial Group's share price to reach $20.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% 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?

News articles about AMBC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ambac Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Ambac Financial Group.

Are investors shorting Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,952,000 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the June 15th total of 2,094,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 306,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.4 days. Currently, 4.3% 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?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ambac Financial Group own?

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 54)
  • Mr. David Trick, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Robert Bryan Eisman, Sr. MD, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephen Michael Ksenak, Sr. MD & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)
  • Mr. David Barranco, Sr. Managing Director of Restructuring & Corp. Devel. (Age 48)

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.67%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.56%), EJF Capital LLC (4.53%), Raging Capital Management LLC (4.14%), Bank of America Corp DE (3.59%) and Morgan Stanley (1.93%). Company insiders that own Ambac Financial Group stock include C James Prieur, Claude Leblanc, David Trick, Jeffrey Scott Stein, R Sharon Smith and Robert Bryan Eisman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ambac Financial Group.

Which major investors are selling Ambac Financial Group stock?

AMBC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Vanguard Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Aperio Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ambac Financial Group.

Which major investors are buying Ambac Financial Group stock?

AMBC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raging Capital Management LLC, CQS Cayman LP, Morgan Stanley, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Marble Ridge Capital LP, Quinn Opportunity Partners LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Ambac Financial Group stock in the last two years include C James Prieur, Claude Leblanc, David Trick, Jeffrey Scott Stein, R Sharon Smith and Robert Bryan Eisman. 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 $18.71.

How big of a company is Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group has a market capitalization of $852.24 million and generates $510.66 million in revenue each year. Ambac Financial Group employs 113 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Ambac Financial Group.

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:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
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 8/20/2019 by Staff

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