NYSE:EFC - Ellington Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$16.11 +0.06 (+0.37 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 06:16 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.05
Today's Range$16.04 - $16.12
52-Week Range$14.12 - $16.43
Volume104,100 shs
Average Volume34,563 shs
Market Capitalization$484.45 million
P/E Ratio15.29
Dividend Yield10.22%
Ellington Financial logoEllington 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.63
Current Ratio2.50
Quick Ratio2.50


Trailing P/E Ratio15.29
Forward P/E Ratio11.51
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$93.96 million
Price / Sales5.17
Cash Flow$2.1394 per share
Price / Cash7.53
Book Value$19.46 per share
Price / Book0.83


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.08
Net Income$33.98 million
Net Margins40.17%
Return on Equity5.39%
Return on Assets1.15%


Outstanding Shares30,180,000
Market Cap$484.45

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 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 10.18%. 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 has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 1,550,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?

Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.36. The financial services provider had revenue of $28.81 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.41 million. Ellington Financial had a net margin of 40.17% and a return on equity of 5.39%. 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 Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ellington Financial.

What price target have analysts set for EFC?

5 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Ellington Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $19.50. On average, they expect Ellington Financial's stock price to reach $17.30 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Ellington Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ellington Financial?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ellington Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Ellington Financial stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Ellington Financial stock:
  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "2Q18 book value of $19.58 (versus $19.25 in 1Q18) implies 2Q18 EPS of $0.62 (assuming share buybacks equal to the 0.203 million shares already announced), versus our previous $0.41 estimate. Price target of $19.50 equates to 1.0x book value." (7/10/2018)
  • 2. 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)

Who are some of Ellington Financial's key competitors?

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?

Media headlines about EFC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ellington Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.05 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 $16.11.

How big of a company is Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial has a market capitalization of $484.45 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]tonfinancial.com.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ellington Financial (NYSE EFC)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  166 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  180 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  346
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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