Media coverage about Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ambac Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.38 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.3354139736566 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Separately, BTIG Research reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Ambac Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, March 6th.
Shares of Ambac Financial Group (AMBC) traded up $0.07 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $14.50. 420,276 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 382,328. Ambac Financial Group has a one year low of $13.17 and a one year high of $22.02. The stock has a market cap of $656.14, a PE ratio of -2.00 and a beta of 1.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 7.99, a quick ratio of 0.41 and a current ratio of 0.41.
Ambac Financial Group (NASDAQ:AMBC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.02 by ($0.90). Ambac Financial Group had a negative net margin of 52.91% and a negative return on equity of 9.12%. The business had revenue of $189.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $176.79 million. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.28) earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 42.3% on a year-over-year basis.
About Ambac Financial Group
Ambac Financial Group, Inc, a financial services holding company, provides financial guarantees and other financial services to clients in both the public and private sectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Financial Guarantee and Financial Services. The Financial Guarantee segment provides financial guarantees, including insurance policies and credit derivative contracts for public finance, structured finance, and international obligations.
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