Ambac Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AMBC) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -3.87% or -$0.56 shares. The trading starts at $14.64 and closed at $14.46 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $13.89 and day high was $14.70 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Financial sector daily volume shifted to 0.96 million while its average volume is 588.03K. In other hand, the AMBC market cap reached to $611.32M. While, its current target price is $13.90 according to WSJ.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -7.21% and up 1.46% for month. Its quarterly performance was 20.97% above, while its half year performance is down -34.39%. AMBC yearly performance stood at negative -16.97% and fall -35.56% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Ambac Financial Group Inc. is 2.30.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. AMBC EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -9.87. EPS for this year is -217.80%, while for the next year its value is -1.15. Its EPS Q/Q reached -544.90%. It has an EPS of -19.70% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 11.00%.
Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP are the top three holders in Ambac Financial Group Inc. (AMBC) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 6.39 million shares which valued 78.85 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 4.52 million shares which valued at 55.76 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has a total of 2.1 million shares which valued at 25.95 million. In the end, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP have 4.59% shares outstanding of Ambac Financial Group Inc. (AMBC) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.90% and institutional holding shifted to 80.10%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -9.87. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 3 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.61, while 1.88 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for AMBC published in the report was -0.77–0.43 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.88 which is higher than -5.75 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for AMBC fall -24.40% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -6.97% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -4.08%. The moving average value for Ambac Financial Group Inc. (AMBC) is 17.64 and 14.62 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in AMBC stock. On May 13, LeBlanc Claude, Chief Executive Officer, bought 8,425 trading shares at the cost of $11.75, which valued at 98994.0.