AMBC:NYE-Ambac Financial Group Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance-Specialty | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 14.18

Change

+0.30 (+2.16)%

Market Cap

USD 0.64B

Volume

0.38M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance-Specialty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -7.32% 11% F 15% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -7.32% 11% F 14% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 14.35% 11% F 34% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 14.35% 11% F 30% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -24.33% 11% F 16% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -24.33% 11% F 12% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -3.78% 11% F 12% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -3.78% 11% F 8% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.72% 78% C+ 53% F
Risk Adjusted Return -17.39% 11% F 7% F
Market Capitalization 0.64B 22% F 43% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance-Specialty)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 4.20 100% A+ 93% A
Price/Book Ratio 0.59 89% B+ 94% A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio -3.67 88% B+ 85% B
EV/EBITDA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -11.80% 22% F 21% F
Return on Invested Capital -8.69% 22% F 11% F
Return on Assets 0.10% 22% F 19% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 240.26% 25% F 13% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 11.35 11% F 4% F
Short Percent 6.62% 22% F 34% F
Beta 1.46 22% F 27% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative cashflow

The company had negative total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector