NYSE:EFC - Ellington Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$18.16
-0.04 (-0.22 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$18.14
Now: $18.16
$18.34
50-Day Range
$17.35
MA: $17.98
$18.27
52-Week Range
$14.69
Now: $18.16
$18.46
Volume323,700 shs
Average Volume161,180 shs
Market Capitalization$540.19 million
P/E Ratio12.88
Dividend Yield9.23%
Beta0.45
Ellington Financial LLC, through its subsidiary Ellington Financial Operating Partnership LLC, operates as a specialty finance company in the United States. The company acquires and manages mortgage-related assets, including 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone203-698-1200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$135.04 million
Cash Flow$3.0066 per share
Book Value$19.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$46.68 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$540.19 million
Next Earnings Date8/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ellington Financial's stock symbol?

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

How often does Ellington Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial declared a monthly dividend on Friday, June 7th. Investors of record on Friday, June 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, July 25th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 27th. View Ellington Financial's Dividend History.

How will Ellington Financial's stock buyback program work?

Ellington Financial declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase 1,550,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?

Ellington Financial Inc (NYSE:EFC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.08. The financial services provider had revenue of $36.02 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $37.71 million. Ellington Financial had a return on equity of 8.19% and a net margin of 28.85%. View Ellington Financial's Earnings History.

When is Ellington Financial's next earnings date?

Ellington Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ellington Financial.

What price target have analysts set for EFC?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Ellington Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $19.50. On average, they expect Ellington Financial's stock price to reach $18.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ellington Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ellington Financial?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ellington Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ellington Financial.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ellington Financial stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ellington Financial stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Ellington Financial LLC is a finance company that engages in acquiring and managing mortgage-related assets, including residential mortgage backed securities, prime jumbo, Alternative A-paper and subprime residential mortgage loans. The Company's targeted assets also include mortgage-related derivatives, corporate debt and equity securities and derivatives. Ellington Financial LLC is headquartered in Old Greenwich, USA. " (5/21/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "1Q19 book value of $18.86 (versus $18.92 in 4Q18) implies 1Q19 EPS of $0.35 (assuming no share buybacks) versus our previous $0.37 estimate. Price target of $19.50 equates to 1.03x book value." (4/11/2019)

Has Ellington Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EFC stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ellington Financial earned a news sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Ellington Financial.

Are investors shorting Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 54,300 shares, a decrease of 29.3% from the April 15th total of 76,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 187,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.3 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Ellington Financial's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ellington Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Ellington Financial own?

Who are Ellington Financial's key executives?

Ellington Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Laurence Eric Penn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael William Vranos, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. JR Herlihy B.A., Chief Financial Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Mark Ira Tecotzky, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Christopher M. Smernoff B.S., C.P.A., Chief Accounting Officer (Age 42)

Who are Ellington Financial's major shareholders?

Ellington Financial's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (5.97%), American Financial Group Inc. (5.29%), BBR Partners LLC (3.98%), Almitas Capital LLC (3.15%), ClariVest Asset Management LLC (1.30%) and Marshall Wace LLP (0.57%). Company insiders that own Ellington Financial stock include Laurence Penn, Michael W Vranos and Ronald I Simon. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ellington Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BBR Partners LLC, American Financial Group Inc., Almitas Capital LLC, Edge Wealth Management LLC and FMR LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ellington Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Alphasimplex Group LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Optimum Investment Advisors. Company insiders that have bought Ellington Financial stock in the last two years include Laurence Penn, Michael W Vranos and Ronald I Simon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ellington Financial.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ellington Financial's stock price today?

One share of EFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.16.

How big of a company is Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial has a market capitalization of $540.19 million and generates $135.04 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $46.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis. View Additional Information About Ellington Financial.

What is Ellington Financial's official website?

The official website for Ellington Financial is http://www.ellingtonfinancial.com/.

How can I contact Ellington Financial?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ellington Financial (NYSE EFC)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  189 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  423
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This page was last updated on 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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