Ellington Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.31 (+1.69 %)
(As of 09/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume491,114 shs
Average Volume579,325 shs
Market Capitalization$932.27 million
P/E Ratio4.53
Dividend Yield9.84%
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About Ellington Financial

Ellington Financial, Inc. operates as an investment trust. The firm engages in the provision of investment services. It manages mortgage-backed assets, securities, loans and real estate debts. The company was founded on July 9, 2007 and is headquartered in Old Greenwich, CT.


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2.14 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

550th out of 1,332 stocks

Real Estate Industry

14th out of 43 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 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 year. 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Ellington Financial?

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Are investors shorting Ellington Financial?

Ellington Financial saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 791,300 shares, an increase of 27.9% from the July 29th total of 618,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 682,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days.
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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, November 4th 2021.
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How were Ellington Financial's earnings last quarter?

Ellington Financial Inc. (NYSE:EFC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The financial services provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.07. The financial services provider earned $34.72 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.89 million. Ellington Financial had a net margin of 155.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.96%.
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How has Ellington Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Ellington Financial's stock was trading at $14.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EFC shares have increased by 25.7% and is now trading at $18.60.
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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 Wednesday, September 8th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, October 25th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 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 9.84%. 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 twelve-month price targets 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 year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.0%.
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Who are Ellington Financial's key executives?

Ellington Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Laurence Eric Penn, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • J. R. Herlihy, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Michael William Vranos, Co-Chief Investment Officer
  • Mark Ira Tecotzky, Co-Chief Investment Officer
  • Christopher M. Smernoff, Chief Accounting Officer

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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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (19.31%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.14%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.65%), State Street Corp (2.98%), State of Michigan Retirement System (2.78%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.62%).
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Which major investors are selling Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, State of Michigan Retirement System, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Susquehanna International Group LLP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and GSA Capital Partners LLP.
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Which major investors are buying Ellington Financial stock?

EFC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace LLP, and Principal Financial Group Inc..
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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 $18.60.

How much money does Ellington Financial make?

Ellington Financial has a market capitalization of $932.27 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 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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