Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): Price and Financial Metrics

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): $18.66

0.02 (+0.11%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where EFC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.07% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for EFC is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 48 weeks.
  • EFC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

EFC Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Ellington Financial Inc is higher than it is for about 99.01% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that EFC's revenue has grown -1,337.83% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 0.02% of US companies in our set.
  • Ellington Financial Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -123.99%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 1.93% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Ellington Financial Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CIM, MITT, BBDC, ACRE, and NAVI.
  • Visit EFC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.ellingtonfinancial.com.

EFC Valuation Summary

  • EFC's price/sales ratio is 4.6; this is 43.75% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • EFC's price/sales ratio has moved down 2.4 over the prior 132 months.
  • EFC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 7.3 over the prior 132 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for EFC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
EFC 2020-05-22 -10.6 0.6 -5.1 -37.7
EFC 2019-10-01 5.1 1.1 18.7 45.5
EFC 2019-02-14 4.2 0.9 9.2 22.5
EFC 2015-01-30 8.0 0.9 9.8 24.1
EFC 2012-11-14 6.9 0.9 5.9 12.6
EFC 2011-02-15 7.8 1.3 7.4 13.2

EFC Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -40.79%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 30.28%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 14.55%.
EFC's revenue has moved up $76,660,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows EFC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 199.947 97.213 179.876
2021-03-31 207.805 99.803 184.499
2020-12-31 46.659 119.506 17.245
2020-09-30 11.365 105.609 -34.795
2020-06-30 -16.153 102.375 -63.705
2020-03-31 -42.817 87.123 -88.339

EFC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • EFC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 61.83% of graded US stocks.
  • EFC's asset turnover comes in at 0.053 -- ranking 54th of 63 Real Estate stocks.
  • TRNO, RLGY, and CIGI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with EFC.

The table below shows EFC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.053 0.900 0.032
2021-03-31 0.059 0.941 0.035
2020-12-31 0.014 0.753 0.006
2020-09-30 0.003 0.022 -0.004
2020-06-30 -0.004 1.623 -0.009
2020-03-31 -0.012 1.206 -0.013

EFC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of EFC, see our EFC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $19.38 Average Broker Recommendation 1.56 (Moderate Buy)

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EFC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $18.66 52-week high $19.60
Prev. close $18.64 52-week low $12.01
Day low $18.63 Volume 379,700
Day high $18.79 Avg. volume 576,708
50-day MA $18.35 Dividend yield 9.65%
200-day MA $17.34 Market Cap 935.28M

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC) Company Bio

Ellington Financial is a specialty finance company that primarily acquires and manages mortgage-related assets, including residential mortgage-backed securities, residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt, real property, and mortgage-related derivatives. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Ellington Financial Announces Estimated Book Value Per Common Share as of August 31, 2021

OLD GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellington Financial Announces Estimated Book Value Per Common Share as of August 31, 2021

Business Wire | September 15, 2021

Ellington Financial Inc. Consensus Indicates Potential 5.7% Upside

Ellington Financial Inc. found using ticker (EFC) now have 8 analysts covering the stock. The analyst consensus points to a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 20 and 18.5 with a mean TP of 19.38. Given that the stocks previous close was at 18.33 this is indicating there is a potential upside of 5.7%. There is a 50 day moving average of 18.35 and the 200 day moving average is 18.02. The market capitalisation for the company is $810m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="EFC" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] Ellington Financial Inc., through its subsidiary, Ellington Financial Operating Partnership LLC, acquires and manages mortgage-related...

DirectorsTalk | September 14, 2021

Ellington Financial Declares Monthly Common Dividend

OLD GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ellington Financial Declares Monthly Common Dividend

Business Wire | September 8, 2021

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EFC Price Returns

1-mo 1.41%
3-mo -1.67%
6-mo 21.50%
1-year 61.34%
3-year 56.56%
5-year 82.84%
YTD 33.36%
2020 -10.16%
2019 32.43%
2018 17.29%
2017 4.34%
2016 3.56%

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