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

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): $15.44

0.18 (+1.18%)

POWR Rating

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  • EFC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 84.89% of US stocks.
  • EFC's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • EFC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

EFC Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Ellington Financial Inc is higher than it is for about 99.17% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Ellington Financial Inc's share price is greater than that of only 2.29% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for EFC comes in at -182.85% -- higher than that of only 1.72% 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 MITT, WHF, LFT, CIM, and ACRE.
  • 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

    The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -40.79%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 14.55%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 75.89%.
Over the past 70 months, EFC's revenue has gone up $51,152,000.

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
2021-12-31 151.037 51.293 125.346
2021-09-30 184.386 95.858 154.237
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

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 61.43% of graded US stocks.
  • EFC's asset turnover comes in at 0.053 -- ranking 54th of 63 Real Estate stocks.
  • TRNO, RLGY, and HGSH 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 $15.44 52-week high $19.60
Prev. close $15.26 52-week low $14.28
Day low $15.28 Volume 731,900
Day high $15.54 Avg. volume 778,749
50-day MA $16.53 Dividend yield 11.8%
200-day MA $17.53 Market Cap 927.11M

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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Latest EFC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Ellington Financial Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate EFC as an investment opportunity.

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC) CEO Laurence Penn on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC) Q4 2021 Results Conference Call February 24, 2022 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Jason Frank - Deputy General Counsel and Secretary Laurence Penn - President and Chief Executive Officer JR Herlihy - Chief Financial Officer Mark Tecotzky - Co-Chief Investment Officer Conference Call Participants Bose George...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 24, 2022

Ellington (EFC) Taps Reverse Mortgage Space, To Buy Longbridge

Ellington Financial's (EFC) purchase of controlling interest in Longbridge will enable it to tap the latter's industry-leading position in the reverse mortgage space.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Ellington Financial Non-GAAP EPS of $0.44 misses by $0.03,

Ellington Financial press release (NYSE:EFC): Q4 Non-GAAP EPS of $0.44 misses by $0.03. Total net interest income of $38.47M (+41.9% Y/Y) misses by $18.79M. Book value per common share as of December 31, 2021 of $18.39, including the effects of dividends of $0.45 per common share for the quarter. Debt-to-equity ratio...

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

Ellington Financial to Acquire Longbridge Financial

OLD GREENWICH, Conn. & MAHWAH, N.J., February 23, 2022--Ellington Financial to Acquire Longbridge Financial; Ellington to Gain Controlling Interest in Industry-Leading Reverse Mortgage Lender

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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EFC Price Returns

1-mo -3.10%
3-mo -9.58%
6-mo -5.14%
1-year -8.91%
3-year 16.72%
5-year 54.64%
YTD -5.53%
2021 26.33%
2020 -10.16%
2019 32.43%
2018 17.29%
2017 4.34%

EFC Dividends

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