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S&P 500   3,831.39
DOW   30,967.82
QQQ   286.96
S&P 500   3,831.39
DOW   30,967.82
QQQ   286.96
S&P 500   3,831.39
DOW   30,967.82
QQQ   286.96

Ellington Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.03 (+0.20%)
(As of 07/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
699,176 shs
Average Volume
732,420 shs
Market Capitalization
$910.96 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Ellington Financial MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
15.4% Upside
$17.50 Price Target
Short Interest
3.58% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.77 to $1.88 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

1.67 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

698th out of 1,389 stocks

Real Estate Industry

20th out of 45 stocks

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About Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) Stock

Ellington Financial Inc., through its subsidiary, Ellington Financial Operating Partnership LLC, acquires and manages mortgage-related, consumer-related, corporate-related, and other financial assets in the United States. The company acquires and manages residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) backed by prime jumbo, Alt-A, manufactured housing, and subprime residential mortgage loans; RMBS for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by the U.S. government agency or the U.S. government-sponsored entity; residential mortgage loans; commercial mortgage-backed securities; and commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt. It also provides collateralized loan obligations; mortgage-related and non-mortgage-related derivatives; corporate debt and equity securities; corporate loans; and other strategic investments. In addition, the company offers consumer loans and asset-backed securities backed by consumer and commercial assets. Ellington Financial LLC was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

EFC Stock News Headlines

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/27 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 7/25 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$135.25 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$131.48 million
Cash Flow
$2.12 per share
Book Value
$19.10 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$910.96 million

Ellington Financial Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ellington Financial stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ellington Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ellington Financial stock.
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What is Ellington Financial's stock price forecast for 2022?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Ellington Financial's shares. Their EFC stock forecasts range from $17.00 to $18.00. On average, they predict Ellington Financial's share price to reach $17.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price.
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How has Ellington Financial's stock price performed in 2022?

Ellington Financial's stock was trading at $17.09 at the start of the year. Since then, EFC stock has decreased by 11.2% and is now trading at $15.17.
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When is Ellington Financial's next earnings date?

Ellington Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Ellington Financial

How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?

Ellington Financial Inc. (NYSE:EFC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.04. The financial services provider earned $37.06 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $39.16 million. Ellington Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.86% and a net margin of 63.71%. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.43 earnings per share.
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How often does Ellington Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial declared a monthly dividend on Tuesday, June 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, July 25th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.87%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 29th.
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Is Ellington Financial a good dividend stock?

Ellington Financial(NYSE:EFC) pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 11.89%. EFC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Ellington Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Ellington Financial is 112.50%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, Ellington Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 95.74% in the coming year. This indicates that Ellington Financial may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
View Ellington Financial's dividend history.

Who are Ellington Financial's key executives?

Ellington Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Laurence Eric Penn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. J. R. Herlihy, CFO & Treasurer (Age 41, Pay $532.69k)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Smernoff, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 45, Pay $383.44k)
  • Mr. Mark Ira Tecotzky, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Michael William Vranos, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Daniel Reuven Margolis, Gen. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jason Frank, Deputy Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Vincent Ambrico, Controller

What other stocks do shareholders of Ellington Financial own?

What is Ellington Financial's stock symbol?

Ellington Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EFC."

How do I buy shares of Ellington Financial?

Shares of EFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ellington Financial's stock price today?

One share of EFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.17.

How much money does Ellington Financial make?

Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) has a market capitalization of $910.96 million and generates $131.48 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $135.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.60 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial's mailing address is 53 Forest Ave, Greenwich CT, 06870. The official website for Ellington Financial is www.ellingtonfinancial.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (203) 698-1200, via email at info@ellingtonfinancial.com, or via fax at 203-698-0869.

This page (NYSE:EFC) was last updated on 7/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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