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

$14.00 -0.25 (-1.75 %)
(As of 11/22/2017 07:55 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.25
Today's Range$13.97 - $14.35
52-Week Range$13.17 - $27.25
Volume528,400 shs
Average Volume356,962 shs
Market Capitalization$644.83 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.93

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.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Surety & Title Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Finance
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:AMBC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ambac.com
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 7.46%
  • Current Ratio: 0.38%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.38%
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Sales: $506.15 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.25
  • Cash Flow: $7.41 per share
  • Price / Cash: 1.89
  • Book Value: $39.16 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.36
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: ($8.90)
  • Net Income: $74.84 million
  • Net Margins: -60.33%
  • Return on Equity: -9.68%
  • Return on Assets: -0.80%
Misc:
  • Employees: 154
  • Outstanding Shares: 45,250,000
 

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 data on Wednesday, November, 8th. The financial services provider reported ($3.30) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $4.22. The financial services provider had revenue of $132.97 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $125.84 million. Ambac Financial Group had a negative net margin of 60.33% and a negative return on equity of 9.68%. Ambac Financial Group's revenue for the quarter was down 8.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $3.23 earnings per share. 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 1 year target prices for Ambac Financial Group's stock. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Ambac Financial Group's share price to reach $23.50 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.67%), EJF Capital LLC (5.24%), Evermore Global Advisors LLC (1.87%), Sessa Capital IM L.P. (1.33%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.84%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.57%). Company insiders that own Ambac Financial Group stock include Alexander David Greene, C James Prieur, 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 Evermore Global Advisors LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, First Trust Advisors LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, California State Teachers Retirement System, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including EJF Capital LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Nine Chapters Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Ambac Financial Group stock in the last two years include Alexander David Greene, C James Prieur, 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 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 Ambac Financial Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.00.

How big of a company is Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group has a market capitalization of $644.83 million and generates $506.15 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $74.84 million in net income (profit) each year or ($8.90) on an earnings per share basis. Ambac Financial Group employs 154 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:  52 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  120 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  172
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50 (67.86% upside)

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

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

Analysts' Ratings History for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/5/2017MKM PartnersReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
7/22/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuy$26.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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
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 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)

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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: 0.61%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.85%
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
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$123,375.00View 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

Latest Headlines for Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ AMBC)

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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
ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : November 7, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : November 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 5:26 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) to Release Earnings on WednesdayAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) to Release Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 6:30 AM
Ambac to Release Third Quarter 2017 Earnings on November 8, 2017Ambac to Release Third Quarter 2017 Earnings on November 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 4:37 PM
Trump Claims Puerto Ricos Bond Debt Will Be Wiped Out, Heres Whod Lose BigTrump Claims Puerto Rico's Bond Debt Will Be 'Wiped Out,' Here's Who'd Lose Big
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 4:51 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) CEO Purchases $249,600.00 in StockAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) CEO Purchases $249,600.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 7:46 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by MKM PartnersAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by MKM Partners
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 3:38 PM
Trump’s Puerto Rico Comments Rocked These MarketsTrump’s Puerto Rico Comments Rocked These Markets
www.bloomberg.com - October 5 at 1:22 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : October 5, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : October 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 1:22 PM
Trumps Puerto Rico Comments Hit Bond Insurer StocksTrump's Puerto Rico Comments Hit Bond Insurer Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 2:32 PM
Notable Thursday Option Activity: AMBC, FINL, ICPTNotable Thursday Option Activity: AMBC, FINL, ICPT
www.nasdaq.com - September 22 at 2:34 PM
CFPB Deal Could Mean Relief From Wall Streets Worst Student LoansCFPB Deal Could Mean Relief From Wall Street's Worst Student Loans
www.bloomberg.com - September 15 at 9:05 PM
BRIEF-Ambac Financial Group says ‍revised initial dates of pre-trial hearingBRIEF-Ambac Financial Group says ‍revised initial dates of pre-trial hearing
www.reuters.com - September 14 at 9:24 PM
Court Dates Revised for Ambacs Segregated Accounts Rehabilitation HearingsCourt Dates Revised for Ambac's Segregated Account's Rehabilitation Hearings
feeds.benzinga.com - September 13 at 6:23 PM
Court Dates Revised for Ambac’s Segregated Account’s Rehabilitation HearingsCourt Dates Revised for Ambac’s Segregated Account’s Rehabilitation Hearings
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 4:54 PM
ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : September 9, 2017ETFs with exposure to Ambac Financial Group, Inc. : September 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 2:15 AM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. :AMBC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 7, 2017Ambac Financial Group, Inc. :AMBC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 3:45 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:AMBC) : August 28, 2017Ambac Financial Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:AMBC) : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 8:55 PM
Six Financials That Look Attractive After The Sectors SelloffSix Financials That Look Attractive After The Sector's Selloff
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 4:33 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : August 18, 2017Ambac Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AMBC-US : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 3:55 PM
See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ambac Financial Group Inc.See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Ambac Financial Group Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 13 at 3:32 PM
Ambac Financials (AMBC) CEO Claude LeBlanc on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptAmbac Financial's (AMBC) CEO Claude LeBlanc on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - August 11 at 3:16 AM
Edited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 12:30pm GMTEdited Transcript of AMBC earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 10:14 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Issues Quarterly  Earnings ResultsAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 10:05 PM
Ambac Financial Reports Q2 Adj. EPS Of $1.54 - Quick FactsAmbac Financial Reports Q2 Adj. EPS Of $1.54 - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 9:00 PM
Ambac Announces Second Quarter 2017 ResultsAmbac Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 9:00 PM
Ambac posts 2Q profitAmbac posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 9:00 PM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) to Release Earnings on MondayAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (AMBC) to Release Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:05 AM
Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by MKM PartnersAmbac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by MKM Partners
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 12:53 PM
Analyzing Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) and Fidelity National Financial (FNF)Analyzing Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) and Fidelity National Financial (FNF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 6:05 PM
Ambac Financial Groups (NASDAQ:AMBC) Buy Rating Reiterated at BTIG ResearchAmbac Financial Group's (NASDAQ:AMBC) Buy Rating Reiterated at BTIG Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 2:08 PM
Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) & Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Financial SurveyAmbac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) & Fidelity National Financial (FNF) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 6:10 PM
Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) Climbed To Over A 4-Month HighAmbac Financial Group (AMBC) Climbed To Over A 4-Month High
www.rttnews.com - July 21 at 5:27 PM
Ambac to Release Second Quarter 2017 Earnings on August 9, 2017Ambac to Release Second Quarter 2017 Earnings on August 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 5:27 PM
Bloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson’s Stock of the Day for July 20Bloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson’s Stock of the Day for July 20
www.bloomberg.com - July 20 at 10:16 PM
Ambac Assurance Reaches Definitive Agreement On and Receives Confirmation of OCI Support for a Transformational Plan to Conclude the Segregated Account RehabilitationAmbac Assurance Reaches Definitive Agreement On and Receives Confirmation of OCI Support for a Transformational Plan to Conclude the Segregated Account Rehabilitation
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 3:03 AM
Head-To-Head Review: Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) versus Fidelity National Financial (FNF)Head-To-Head Review: Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) versus Fidelity National Financial (FNF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 12:22 PM
Financial Comparison: Fidelity National Financial (FNF) & Ambac Financial Group (AMBC)Financial Comparison: Fidelity National Financial (FNF) & Ambac Financial Group (AMBC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 10:27 AM
Ambac Comments on the Status of the Segregated Account RehabilitationAmbac Comments on the Status of the Segregated Account Rehabilitation
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 5:02 PM

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