Ellington Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.18 (+0.94 %)
(As of 06/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume382,222 shs
Average Volume533,117 shs
Market Capitalization$849.37 million
P/E Ratio4.62
Dividend Yield9.37%
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About Ellington Financial

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.


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Overall MarketRank

1.71 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

444th out of 1,976 stocks

Real Estate Industry

8th out of 70 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ellington Financial a buy right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ellington Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Ellington Financial stock.
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Are investors shorting Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,210,000 shares, an increase of 51.7% from the May 13th total of 797,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 730,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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 5th 2021.
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How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?

Ellington Financial Inc. (NYSE:EFC) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $28.74 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $27.32 million. Ellington Financial had a net margin of 172.10% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.43%.
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How has Ellington Financial's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Ellington Financial's stock was trading at $14.80 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EFC shares have increased by 31.1% and is now trading at $19.40.
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How often does Ellington Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, June 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, July 26th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.28%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 29th.
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Is Ellington Financial a good dividend stock?

Ellington Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 9.37%. 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 110.43%. 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 94.24% in the coming year. This indicates that Ellington Financial may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for EFC?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Ellington Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Ellington Financial's share price to reach $16.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.6%.
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Who are Ellington Financial's key executives?

Ellington Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Laurence Eric Penn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. J. R. Herlihy B.A., Chief Financial Officer (Age 40, Pay $450.68k)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Smernoff B.S., CPA, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44, Pay $350.34k)
  • Mr. Mark Ira Tecotzky, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael William Vranos, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Daniel Reuven Margolis, Gen. Counsel (Age 48)
  • Mr. Jason Frank, Deputy Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. Vincent Ambrico, Controller

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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."

Who are Ellington Financial's major shareholders?

Ellington Financial's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.13%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.61%), Millennium Management LLC (1.51%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.31%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (1.01%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.98%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Van ECK Associates Corp, Northern Trust Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Goldman Sachs Group Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., UBS Group AG, Geode Capital Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, and Credit Suisse AG.
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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 $19.40.

How much money does Ellington Financial make?

Ellington Financial has a market capitalization of $849.37 million and generates $111.87 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $25 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.63 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Ellington Financial's official website?

The official website for Ellington Financial is www.ellingtonfinancial.com.

Where are Ellington Financial's headquarters?

Ellington Financial is headquartered at 53 Forest Ave, Greenwich CT, 06870.

How can I contact Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial's mailing address is 53 Forest Ave, Greenwich CT, 06870. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 203-698-1200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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