Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC)

NYSE: EFC · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.42 (3.85%)
At close: Feb 29, 2024, 4:00 PM
-0.01 (-0.09%)
After-hours: Feb 29, 2024, 5:31 PM EST

Total Valuation

EFC has a market cap or net worth of $934.59 million. The enterprise value is $13.41 billion.

Market Cap 934.59M
Enterprise Value 13.41B

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Monday, February 26, 2024, after market close.

Earnings Date Feb 26, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date Feb 28, 2024

Share Statistics

EFC has 83.00 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 13.44% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 83.00M
Shares Change (YoY) +13.44%
Shares Change (QoQ) +1.27%
Owned by Insiders (%) 3.92%
Owned by Institutions (%) 55.44%
Float 80.63M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 10.21 and the forward PE ratio is 6.51. EFC's PEG ratio is 0.86.

PE Ratio 10.21
Forward PE 6.51
PS Ratio 3.55
Forward PS 5.05
PB Ratio 0.71
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio 0.86
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings 188.49
EV / Sales 50.90
EV / EBITDA 149.79
EV / EBIT 149.79
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

Current Ratio n/a
Quick Ratio n/a
Debt / Equity 9.63
Debt / EBITDA 141.32
Debt / FCF n/a
Interest Coverage n/a

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 5.50% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 0.78%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 5.50%
Return on Assets (ROA) 0.50%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 0.78%
Revenue Per Employee $1.76M
Profits Per Employee $474,260
Employee Count 150
Asset Turnover 0.02
Inventory Turnover n/a


Income Tax -2.52M
Effective Tax Rate -3.67%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -10.88% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 1.96, so EFC's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 1.96
52-Week Price Change -10.88%
50-Day Moving Average 12.40
200-Day Moving Average 12.87
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 37.63
Average Volume (30 Days) 1,446,477

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 3.54 million, so 4.27% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 3.54M
Short Previous Month 3.03M
Short % of Shares Out 4.27%
Short % of Float 4.39%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 2.77

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, EFC had revenue of $263.41 million and earned $71.14 million in profits. Earnings per share was $1.11.

Revenue 263.41M
Gross Profit 244.01M
Operating Income 105.59M
Pretax Income 89.52M
Net Income 71.14M
EBIT 89.52M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $1.11
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $176.27 million in cash and $12.65 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$12.47 billion or -$150.29 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 176.27M
Total Debt 12.65B
Net Cash -12.47B
Net Cash Per Share -$150.29
Equity / Book Value 1.31B
Book Value Per Share 15.83
Working Capital n/a
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was -$190.42 million and capital expenditures -$122,000, giving a free cash flow of -$190.54 million.

Operating Cash Flow -190.42M
Capital Expenditures -122,000
Free Cash Flow -190.54M
FCF Per Share -$2.80
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 92.64%, with operating and profit margins of 40.09% and 27.01%.

Gross Margin 92.64%
Operating Margin 40.09%
Pretax Margin 33.98%
Profit Margin 27.01%
EBITDA Margin 33.98%
EBIT Margin 33.98%
FCF Margin -72.34%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $1.80, which amounts to a dividend yield of 15.89%.

Dividend Per Share $1.80
Dividend Yield 15.89%
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Years of Dividend Growth 3
Payout Ratio 162.16%
Buyback Yield -13.44%
Shareholder Yield 2.45%
Earnings Yield 7.61%
FCF Yield -20.39%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for EFC is $14.06, which is 24.10% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $14.06
Price Target Difference 24.10%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 4
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

This stock does not have any record of stock splits.

Last Split Date n/a
Split Type n/a
Split Ratio n/a


Altman Z-Score n/a
Piotroski F-Score 4