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How to buy Ambac Financial Group stock | $16.9

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 125 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Ambac Financial Group stock price (NYSE: AMBC)

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Ambac Financial Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market close$16.90
52-week range$11.92 - $18.63
50-day moving average $14.42
200-day moving average $15.14
Wall St. target price$17.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-3.20

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Ambac Financial Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $16.9 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-20) 4.19%
1 month (2021-09-27) 16.55%
3 months (2021-07-27) 17.28%
6 months (2021-04-27) -0.24%
1 year (2020-10-27) 34.66%
2 years (2019-10-25) -14.56%
3 years (2018-10-26) 19.99
5 years (2016-10-27) 18.82

Is Ambac Financial Group under- or over-valued?

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 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 $86 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 $270 million
Operating margin TTM 7.78%
Gross profit TTM $-59,000,000
Return on assets TTM 0.1%
Return on equity TTM -11.8%
Profit margin -49.63%
Book value $23.01
Market capitalisation $783.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ambac Financial Group shares

There are currently 1.9 million Ambac Financial Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Ambac Financial Group's "short interest". This figure is 8.1% down from 2.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ambac Financial Group shares can be evaluated.

Ambac Financial Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ambac Financial Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ambac Financial Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ambac Financial Group shares traded daily (recently around 151251.65189363). Ambac Financial Group's SIR currently stands at 12.41. In other words for every 100,000 Ambac Financial Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 12410 shares are currently held short.

However Ambac Financial Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ambac Financial Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ambac Financial Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ambac Financial Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ambac Financial Group shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0872% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ambac Financial Group shares, roughly 87 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Ambac Financial Group.

Find out more about how you can short Ambac Financial Group stock.

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 $11.915 up to $18.63. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMBC.US volatility(beta: 1.41)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.4069. This would suggest that Ambac Financial Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a 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; and credit derivative contracts and interest rate derivative transactions. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is headquartered in New York, New York. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Ambac Financial Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.373% of Ambac Financial Group shares are held by insiders and 80.348% by institutions.
How many people work for Ambac Financial Group?
Latest data suggests 125 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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