Ambac Financial Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Austria, Australia, France, and Internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$13.49|
|52 Week High||US$11.15|
|52 Week Low||US$18.63|
|1 Month Change||-2.67%|
|3 Month Change||-14.51%|
|1 Year Change||15.99%|
|3 Year Change||-36.73%|
|5 Year Change||-28.02%|
|Change since IPO||98.63%|
Recent News & Updates
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|AMBC||US Insurance||US Market|
Return vs Industry: AMBC underperformed the US Insurance industry which returned 36.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: AMBC underperformed the US Market which returned 33.6% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: AMBC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: AMBC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Ambac Financial Group, Inc., a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees 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. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Ambac Financial Group Fundamentals Summary
|AMBC fundamental statistics|
Is AMBC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|AMBC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$75.00m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-3.20|
|Net Profit Margin||-54.81%|
How did AMBC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Ambac Financial Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMBC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate AMBC's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: AMBC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Insurance industry average.
PE vs Market: AMBC is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate AMBC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: AMBC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1.1x).
How is Ambac Financial Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: AMBC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: AMBC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: AMBC is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: AMBC's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-17.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: AMBC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-17.7% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if AMBC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Ambac Financial Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: AMBC is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: AMBC is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: AMBC is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 41% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare AMBC's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: AMBC is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Insurance industry (76%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: AMBC has a negative Return on Equity (-11.72%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Ambac Financial Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: AMBC's short term assets ($3.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($4.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: AMBC's short term assets ($3.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: AMBC's debt to equity ratio (787.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: AMBC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 731.9% to 787.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: AMBC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: AMBC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.1x coverage).
What is Ambac Financial Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMBC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate AMBC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMBC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if AMBC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: AMBC is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AMBC's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Claude LeBlanc (56 yo)
Mr. Claude L. LeBlanc has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. and Ambac Assurance Corporation since January 1, 2017. In this role Mr. LeBlanc is resp...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Claude's total compensation ($USD6.01M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Claude's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: AMBC's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: AMBC's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ambac Financial Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
- Ticker: AMBC
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$623.463m
- Shares outstanding: 46.22m
- Website: https://www.ambac.com
Number of Employees
- Ambac Financial Group, Inc.
- One World Trade Center
- 41st Floor
- New York
- New York
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/18 00:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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