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

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$18.16 -0.07 (-0.38 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 06:07 AM ET)
Previous Close$18.23
Today's Range$18.12 - $18.28
52-Week Range$14.69 - $18.46
Volume153,924 shs
Average Volume161,568 shs
Market Capitalization$540.19 million
P/E Ratio12.88
Dividend Yield3.07%
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. 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.

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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$2.9918 per share
Book Value$19.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$46.68 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$540.19 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a monthly dividend on Monday, April 8th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Tuesday, May 28th. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 29th. View Ellington Financial's Dividend History.

How will Ellington Financial's stock buyback program work?

Ellington Financial declared that its board has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 1,550,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?

Ellington Financial Inc (NYSE:EFC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.05. The financial services provider had revenue of $36.85 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $34.11 million. Ellington Financial had a return on equity of 7.62% and a net margin of 34.56%. 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, May 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ellington Financial.

What price target have analysts set for EFC?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ellington Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $19.50. On average, they anticipate Ellington Financial's stock price to reach $18.6250 in the next year. 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. " (4/19/2019)
  • 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?

Media headlines about EFC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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 Tibra Equities Europe Ltd (0.16%), Edge Wealth Management LLC (0.13%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.04%). 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 Edge Wealth Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ellington Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tibra Equities Europe Ltd and Virtu Financial LLC. 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.

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, 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:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  233 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  421
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ellington Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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