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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 10.77
EFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. EFC: 10.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EFC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 10.77
Equity to Asset 0.25
EFC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. EFC: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EFC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.25
0.12
0.42
Interest Coverage 3.68
EFC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. EFC: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EFC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 5.92 Max: 37.94
Current: 3.68
3.1
37.94
F-Score: 3
M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
6.24%
8.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 64.82
EFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1633 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 30.85 vs. EFC: 64.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EFC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.58  Med: 68.24 Max: 78.56
Current: 64.82
-28.58
78.56
Net-margin (%) -15.84
EFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 22.26 vs. EFC: -15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EFC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.58  Med: 72.82 Max: 173.3
Current: -15.84
-28.58
173.3
ROE (%) -1.76
EFC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. EFC: -1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EFC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.76  Med: 9.99 Max: 34.53
Current: -1.76
-1.76
34.53
ROA (%) -0.41
EFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. EFC: -0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EFC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.41  Med: 1.91 Max: 8.37
Current: -0.41
-0.41
8.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
EFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. EFC: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EFC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.5 Max: -0.6
Current: -4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.60
EFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. EFC: 13.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EFC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.1 Max: 13.6
Current: 13.6
0
13.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -40.30
EFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. EFC: -40.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EFC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11 Max: 50.8
Current: -40.3
0
50.8
» EFC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

EFC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Leon Cooperman 1,025,000 sh (+17.14%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2015

EFC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Leon Cooperman 1,161,740 sh (+13.34%)
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Q1 2016

EFC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Leon Cooperman 1,225,000 sh (+5.45%)
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Q2 2016

EFC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Leon Cooperman 1,225,000 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Specialty Finance
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Ellington Financial LLC is a specialty finance company formed to acquire and manage mortgage-related assets. The Company seeks to provide risk-adjusted total returns.

Ellington Financial LLC was formed as a Delaware limited liability company on July 9, 2007 and commenced operations on August 17, 2007. The Company is a specialty finance company that acquires and manages mortgage-related assets, including residential mortgage-backed securities, or RMBS, residential mortgage loans, commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate debt, real property and mortgage-related derivatives. The Company also invests in corporate debt and equity securities, consumer loans and asset-backed securities backed by consumer and commercial assets, or ABS, non-mortgage-related derivatives and other financial assets, including private debt and equity investments in mortgage-related entities. The Company competes with mortgage REITs, specialty finance companies, savings and loan associations, banks, mortgage bankers, insurance companies, mutual funds, institutional investors, investment banking firms, financial institutions, governmental bodies, and other entities.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 24.10
EFC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. EFC: 24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.86
EFC's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. EFC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EFC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.86
0.73
1.07
P/S 7.47
EFC's P/S is ranked lower than
90% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. EFC: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EFC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 6.64 Max: 14.75
Current: 7.47
4.62
14.75
POCF 1.55
EFC's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 9.13 vs. EFC: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EFC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.99 Max: 23.38
Current: 1.55
0.83
23.38
EV-to-EBIT 8.98
EFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. EFC: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EFC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 8.4 Max: 37.6
Current: 8.98
4.1
37.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.98
EFC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. EFC: 8.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EFC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 8.3 Max: 18.8
Current: 8.98
3.5
18.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 12.06
EFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 2218 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. EFC: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EFC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 12.97 Max: 17.44
Current: 12.06
3.3
17.44
Dividend Growth (3y) -0.70
EFC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
78% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. EFC: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
EFC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.7 Max: 56.7
Current: -0.7
0
56.7
Forward Dividend Yield 11.22
EFC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 2104 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. EFC: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 30.11
EFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2523 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. EFC: 30.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EFC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.25  Med: 32.41 Max: 43.58
Current: 30.11
8.25
43.58
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -17.60
EFC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. EFC: -17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EFC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.7  Med: -17.6 Max: 0
Current: -17.6
-26.7
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.87
EFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. EFC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EFC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 0.9 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.87
0.75
0.98
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
EFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EFC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EFC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.13
0.72
2.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.14
EFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. EFC: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EFC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 11.9 Max: 24.3
Current: 11.14
2.7
24.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.56
EFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Specialty Finance industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. EFC: -1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EFC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: -7.3 Max: -0.8
Current: -1.56
-13.6
-0.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $79.18
EPS (TTM) $ -0.36
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $14.18 - 18.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.65

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.74 1.99
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.74 1.99
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.00 2.00
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