Rare Value And Growth Stock Opportunity: Ambac Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AMBC), Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE:LAC)

The shares of Ambac Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AMBC) has been pegged with a rating of Neutral by MKM Partners in its latest research note that was published on May 12, 2017. MKM Partners wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Ambac Financial Group Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. MKM Partners advised investors in its research note published on December 19, 2016, to Sell the AMBC stock while also putting a $10 price target. The stock had earned Neutral rating from MKM Partners Markets when it published its report on December 13, 2016. That day the MKM Partners set price target on the stock to $27. The stock was given Neutral rating by MKM Partners in its report released on August 11, 2015, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at 16.50. MKM Partners was of a view that AMBC is Neutral in its latest report on November 11, 2014. MKM Partners thinks that AMBC is worth Sell rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on October 15, 2014 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to 15.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 2 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 1 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Overweight while its average price target is $23.00. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 30.32% from its 52-Week high price while it is -50.26% than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 34.29.

The shares of the company added by 8.37% during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching a low of $9.85 while ending the day at $11.39. During the trading session, a total of 1.04 million shares were traded which represents a -243.4% decline from the average session volume which is 302060.0 shares. AMBC had ended its last session trading at $10.51. AMBC 52-week low price stands at $8.74 while its 52-week high price is $22.90.

Investment analysts at ROTH Capital published a research note on May 03, 2018 where it informed investors and clients that Lithium Americas Corp. (NYSE:LAC) is now rated as Buy. Their price target on the stock stands at $9.50. It started the day trading at $3.13 and traded between $2.52 and $2.88 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that LAC’s 50-day SMA is 4.05 while its 200-day SMA stands at 3.54. The stock has a high of $6.03 for the year while the low is $1.92. The stock, however, witnessed a rise in its short on 03/13/20. Compared to previous close which recorded 3.37 M shorted shares, the short percentage went higher by 7.20%, as 3.61M AMBC shares were shorted. At the moment, only 6.98% of Lithium Americas Corp. shares were sold short. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 5.09, while the P/B ratio is 1.62. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 647.54K shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 5.18 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 25.76%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -9.43% over the past 90 days while it lost -7.69% over the last six months.

Following these latest developments, around 37.07% of Lithium Americas Corp. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.