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NYSE:AMBC

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

$16.19
-0.17 (-1.04%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$16.06
$16.38
50-Day Range
$15.42
$16.94
52-Week Range
$11.26
$17.80
Volume
481,871 shs
Average Volume
354,053 shs
Market Capitalization
$731.63 million
P/E Ratio
107.94
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$18.00

Ambac Financial Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.4% Upside
$18.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.77% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.74
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of Ambac Financial Group in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.48 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

468th out of 868 stocks

Surety Insurance Industry

5th out of 7 stocks


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About Ambac Financial Group Stock (NYSE:AMBC)

Ambac Financial Group, Inc. operates as a financial services holding company. It operates three businesses: Specialty Property and Casualty Insurance, Insurance Distribution, and Legacy Financial Guarantee (LFG) Insurance. The Specialty Property and Casualty Insurance business provides specialty property and casualty program insurance with a focus commercial and personal liability risks. The Insurance Distribution business includes the specialty property and casualty insurance distribution business, which includes managing general agents and underwriters, insurance wholesalers, brokers, and other distribution businesses. The LFG Insurance business offers financial guarantee insurance policies that provide an unconditional and irrevocable guarantee, which protects the holder of a debt obligation against non-payment when due of the principal and interest on the obligations guaranteed. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

AMBC Stock Price History

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AMBC Apr 2024 17.000 call
AMBC Aug 2024 13.000 put
AMBC Aug 2024 17.000 call
AMBC Jan 2025 17.500 put
AMBC Aug 2024 15.000 put
AMBC Mar 2024 17.000 put
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/28/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Surety insurance
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
155
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$18.00
High Stock Price Target
$18.00
Low Stock Price Target
$18.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+11.2%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$521 million
Pretax Margin
4.46%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$269 million
Cash Flow
$2.31 per share
Book Value
$31.31 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
43,658,000
Market Cap
$731.63 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.32
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Claude L. LeBlancMr. Claude L. LeBlanc (Age 59)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.77M
  • Mr. David Trick (Age 52)
    Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.43M
  • Mr. Stephen Michael Ksenak (Age 58)
    Senior MD & General Counsel
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Mr. David Peter Barranco (Age 53)
    Senior MD and Head of Risk Management
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Ms. Rhonta Sharon Smith (Age 53)
    Executive VP & Chief Strategy Officer
    Comp: $1.25M
  • Mr. Daniel Matthew McGinnis (Age 52)
    Senior MD & COO
  • Mr. Robert Bryan Eisman (Age 57)
    Senior MD, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
    Comp: $894.25k
  • Mr. Charles Joseph Sebaski
    MD & Head of Investor Relation
  • Kate Smith
    Director of Corporate Communications
  • Mr. Miguel Antonio Sanchez
    Managing Director of Ambac UK & Europe














AMBC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ambac Financial Group stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ambac Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AMBC shares.
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What is Ambac Financial Group's stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Ambac Financial Group's shares. Their AMBC share price targets range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $18.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have AMBC shares performed in 2024?

Ambac Financial Group's stock was trading at $16.48 at the start of the year. Since then, AMBC shares have decreased by 1.8% and is now trading at $16.19.
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Are investors shorting Ambac Financial Group?

Ambac Financial Group saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,570,000 shares, a decrease of 5.4% from the December 31st total of 1,660,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 443,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 3.6% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Ambac Financial Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How were Ambac Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMBC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 28th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.03 by $0.29. The business earned $76 million during the quarter. Ambac Financial Group had a net margin of 1.48% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.99%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $4.18 earnings per share.

What ETF holds Ambac Financial Group's stock ?

Invesco S&P SmallCap Value with Momentum ETF holds 545,868 shares of AMBC stock, representing 1.17% of its portfolio.

How will Ambac Financial Group's stock buyback program work?

Ambac Financial Group announced that its board has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, March 30th 2022, which permits the company to buyback $20,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

Who are Ambac Financial Group's major shareholders?

Ambac Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.76%), Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP (1.89%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.67%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.44%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.44%). Insiders that own company stock include C James Prieur, Claude Leblanc, David Trick, Lisa G Iglesias and R Sharon Smith.
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How do I buy shares of Ambac Financial Group?

Shares of AMBC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:AMBC) was last updated on 3/1/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff