About Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC)
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. government agency or the U.S. government-sponsored entity; residential mortgage loans; commercial mortgage-backed securities; commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt; and residential mortgage loans. It also provides collateralized loan obligations; mortgage-related and non-mortgage-related derivatives; equity investments in mortgage-related entities; and other strategic investments, as well as invests in corporate debt and equity securities. In addition, it offers consumer loans and asset-backed securities backed by consumer and commercial assets. Ellington Financial LLC was founded in 2007 and is based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Real estate
Trailing P/E Ratio14.66
Forward P/E Ratio11.34
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$93.96 million
Price / Sales5.10
Cash Flow$2.1459 per share
Price / Cash7.40
Book Value$19.46 per share
Price / Book0.82
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08
Net Income$33.98 million
Return on Equity5.39%
Return on Assets1.15%
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 quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.33%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. View Ellington Financial's Dividend History.
How will Ellington Financial's stock buyback program work?
Ellington Financial declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 1,550,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?
Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.36. The financial services provider earned $28.81 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $26.41 million. Ellington Financial had a return on equity of 5.39% and a net margin of 40.17%. View Ellington Financial's Earnings History.
When is Ellington Financial's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for EFC?
5 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Ellington Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Ellington Financial's stock price to reach $17.20 in the next twelve months. 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. " (4/18/2018)
- 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "1Q18 book value of $19.24 (versus $18.85 in 4Q17) implies 1Q18 EPS of $0.74 (assuming share buybacks equal to the 0.462 million shares already announced), versus our previous $0.37 estimate. Price target of $19 equates to 1.0x book value." (4/9/2018)
Who are some of Ellington Financial's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Ellington Financial include Gazit Globe (GZT), Seritage Growth Properties Class A (SRG), Five Point (FPH), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), Getty Realty (GTY), Forestar Group (FOR), HomeFed (HOFD), BBX Capital Corp Class A (BBX), Cresud S.A.C.I.F. y A. (CRESY), Armada Hoffler Properties (AHH), Tejon Ranch (TRC), FRP (FRPH), Front Yard Residential (RESI), Nam Tai Property (NTP) and Consorcio ARA (CNRFF).
Who are Ellington Financial's key executives?
Ellington Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Laurence Eric Penn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)
- Mr. Michael William Vranos, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Director (Age 56)
- Mr. JR Herlihy B.A., Chief Financial Officer (Age 36)
- Mr. Mark Ira Tecotzky, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 56)
- Mr. Christopher M. Smernoff B.S., CPA, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 41)
Has Ellington Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?
News headlines about EFC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ellington Financial earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.46 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.
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 State Treasurer State of Michigan (4.78%), Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors LLC (2.08%), Citigroup Inc. (1.74%), Wasatch Advisors Inc. (0.12%), UBS Group AG (0.10%) and GSA Capital Partners LLP (0.08%). 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 Ranger Global Real Estate Advisors LLC, State Treasurer State of Michigan, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Optimum Investment Advisors and Citigroup Inc.. 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 GSA Capital Partners LLP and Wasatch Advisors Inc.. 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 $15.88.
How big of a company is Ellington Financial?
Ellington Financial has a market capitalization of $476.30 million and generates $93.96 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $33.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.08 on an earnings per share basis. Ellington Financial employs 160 workers across the globe.
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]
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