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How to buy Ambac Financial Group stock
Learn how to easily invest in Ambac Financial Group stock.
Ambac Financial Group Inc is an insurance-specialty business based in the US. Ambac Financial Group shares (AMBC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Ambac Financial Group employs 132 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $185 million.
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Ambac Financial Group stock price (NYSE: AMBC)Use our graph to track the performance of AMBC stocks over time.
Ambac Financial Group shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$12.76|
|52-week range||$7.24 - $17.86|
|50-day moving average||$13.45|
|200-day moving average||$12.42|
|Wall St. target price||$12.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.08|
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Ambac Financial Group price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-15)||-10.83%|
|1 month (2022-08-22)||-13.32%|
|3 months (2022-06-24)||8.04%|
|6 months (2022-03-24)||49.41%|
|1 year (2021-09-24)||-10.01%|
|2 years (2020-09-24)||5.80%|
|3 years (2019-09-24)||19.12|
|5 years (2017-09-22)||17.82|
Is Ambac Financial Group stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Ambac Financial Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ambac Financial Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Ambac Financial Group's P/E ratio
Ambac Financial Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 184x. In other words, Ambac Financial Group shares trade at around 184x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Ambac Financial Group's PEG ratio
Ambac Financial Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ambac Financial Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Ambac Financial Group's EBITDA
Ambac Financial Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $112 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Ambac Financial Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Ambac Financial Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$185 million|
|Operating margin TTM||32.43%|
|Gross profit TTM||$310 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.33%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.3%|
|Market capitalisation||$660.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Ambac Financial Group share dividends
We're not expecting Ambac Financial Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Ambac Financial Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Ambac Financial Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.24 up to $17.86. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ambac Financial Group's is 1.1582. This would suggest that Ambac Financial Group's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Ambac Financial Group overview
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; specialty property & casualty program insurance; credit derivative contracts; and interest rate derivative transactions, as well as managing general agency / underwriting services. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .
Ambac Financial Group in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Ambac Financial Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.905% of Ambac Financial Group shares are held by insiders and 78.234% by institutions. How many people work for Ambac Financial Group?
Latest data suggests 132 work at Ambac Financial Group. When does the fiscal year end for Ambac Financial Group?
Ambac Financial Group's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Ambac Financial Group based?
Ambac Financial Group's address is: One World Trade Center, New York, NY, United States, 10007 What is Ambac Financial Group's ISIN number?
Ambac Financial Group's international securities identification number is: US0231398845 What is Ambac Financial Group's CUSIP number?
Ambac Financial Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 023139884
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