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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
AMBC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. AMBC: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AMBC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
AMBC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. AMBC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AMBC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.08
-0.22
0.52
Interest Coverage 0.79
AMBC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 355.50 vs. AMBC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AMBC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 4.38 Max: N/A
Current: 0.79
Beneish M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
1.35%
0.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 19.10
AMBC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.33 vs. AMBC: 19.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AMBC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -619.78  Med: 20.75 Max: 204.05
Current: 19.1
-619.78
204.05
Net Margin % 13.20
AMBC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. AMBC: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AMBC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -662.84  Med: 76.54 Max: 203.71
Current: 13.2
-662.84
203.71
ROE % 3.81
AMBC's ROE % is ranked lower than
81% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. AMBC: 3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AMBC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.43  Med: 19.13 Max: 47.65
Current: 3.81
-71.43
47.65
ROA % 0.29
AMBC's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. AMBC: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AMBC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.67  Med: -0.08 Max: 3.26
Current: 0.29
-28.67
3.26
» AMBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-28 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

AMBC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 101,400 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 422,088 sh (-1.86%)
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Q2 2016

AMBC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chuck Royce 393,088 sh (-6.87%)
Jim Simons 65,234 sh (-35.67%)
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Q3 2016

AMBC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 150,800 sh (+131.17%)
Chuck Royce 416,671 sh (+6.00%)
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Q4 2016

AMBC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 10,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 160,800 sh (+6.63%)
Chuck Royce 365,921 sh (-12.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Specialty » Insurance - Specialty    NAICS: 524126    SIC: 6351
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Traded in other countries:FGPN.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Ambac Financial Group Inc is a financial services holding company, and operates two reportable business segments Financial Guarantee and Financial Services. It is a guarantor of public finance and structured finance obligations.

Ambac provides insurance and other financial services. Its businesses are in runoff, so they are no longer writing new business. The financial guarantee segment includes insurance policies and credit derivative contracts that protect Ambac's clients against default on debt obligations its clients hold. Ambac has exposure to public finance obligations, consisting primarily of municipal bonds; structured finance obligations, including mortgages and student loans; and international finance obligations, consisting of obligations outside the United States. The financial services segment provides financial and investment products, primarily to clients of its financial guarantee business. The company earns revenue from insurance premiums and investment income.

Top Ranked Articles about Ambac Financial Group Inc

Ambac Names Lisa A. Kampf as Managing Director, Investor Relations
Ambac Announces Disapproval of Interest Payments of Surplus Notes
Insider Invests in Ambac Financial Group CEO acquires 12,000 shares in the company
Nader Tavakoli (Insider Trades), CEO of Ambac Financial Group Inc. (AMBC), acquired 12,000 shares in the company Sept. 20. The price per share was $18.06 for a total transaction of $216,720. Read more...
Ambac Financial Group CEO Invests in Company Insider acquires 20,000 company shares
Tavakoli Nader (Insider Trades), CEO and president of Ambac Financial Group Inc. (AMBC), acquired 20,000 shares of the company on June 27. The price per share was $15.07 for a total transaction of $301,400. Read more...
Insider Buys of More Than $100,000: Ambac Financial Group CEO acquires 38,855 company shares
CEO of Ambac Financial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMBC) Tavakoli Nader bought 38,855 shares on June 14 at a price of $15.98 per share. The total transaction amount was $620,903. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 13.80
AMBC's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. AMBC: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AMBC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 3.32 Max: 56.27
Current: 13.8
0.72
56.27
PE Ratio without NRI 13.80
AMBC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
54% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.88 vs. AMBC: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AMBC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 3.32 Max: 56.27
Current: 13.8
0.72
56.27
PB Ratio 0.51
AMBC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. AMBC: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AMBC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.68 Max: 3.95
Current: 0.51
0.33
3.95
PS Ratio 1.82
AMBC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AMBC: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AMBC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 3.03 Max: 11.38
Current: 1.82
0.91
11.38
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.09
AMBC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. AMBC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 3.91 Max: 120.1
Current: 1.09
0.73
120.1
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.09
AMBC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.27 vs. AMBC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 3.91 Max: 120.1
Current: 1.09
0.73
120.1
EV-to-EBIT 60.58
AMBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
97% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. AMBC: 60.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AMBC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 27.1 Max: 121.7
Current: 60.58
13.7
121.7
EV-to-EBITDA 33.88
AMBC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
97% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. AMBC: 33.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AMBC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.5  Med: 22 Max: 119.7
Current: 33.88
11.5
119.7

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
AMBC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. AMBC: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AMBC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.8  Med: -0.1 Max: 47.3
Current: -0.1
-44.8
47.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.16
AMBC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. AMBC: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.38 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.16
1.15
1.39
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.23
AMBC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. AMBC: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 1.45 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.23
1.23
1.45
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.59
AMBC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AMBC: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.59
0.35
1.66
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.17
AMBC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 17 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. AMBC: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 2.26
Current: 2.17
0
2.26
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.84
AMBC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. AMBC: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AMBC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.84
0.29
0.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.65
AMBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
93% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.27 vs. AMBC: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AMBC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.7 Max: 7.3
Current: 1.65
0.8
7.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 47.12
AMBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Specialty industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. AMBC: 47.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AMBC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.55 Max: 57.78
Current: 47.12
0
57.78

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $506.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.62
Beta1.94
Short Percentage of Float4.10%
52-Week Range $14.76 - 27.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)45.23
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Ambac Names Lisa A. Kampf as Managing Director, Investor Relations Apr 26 2017 
Ambac Announces Disapproval of Interest Payments of Surplus Notes Apr 25 2017 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlights Mar 27 2017 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlights Sep 26 2016 
Insider Invests in Ambac Financial Group Sep 21 2016 
Ambac Financial Group CEO Invests in Company Jun 30 2016 
Insider Buys of More Than $100,000: Ambac Financial Group Jun 16 2016 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight Jun 01 2016 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: FS Investment, Opko, Ambac, Calamos, Praxair Jan 11 2016 
(ABKFQ) President and CEO David W Wallis sells 3,047 Shares Dec 17 2010 

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