Ellington Financial (NYSE:EFC) was upgraded by ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Friday.
Several other research firms have also recently commented on EFC. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Ellington Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Ellington Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Maxim Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of Ellington Financial in a report on Monday, October 9th. B. Riley cut shares of Ellington Financial from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $17.50 to $16.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $17.00 price target on shares of Ellington Financial and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Ellington Financial presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $17.50.
Ellington Financial (EFC) traded up $0.02 during trading on Friday, hitting $14.97. 159,010 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 99,737. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.91, a quick ratio of 3.90 and a current ratio of 3.90. Ellington Financial has a fifty-two week low of $14.76 and a fifty-two week high of $17.00. The stock has a market cap of $477.63, a PE ratio of 13.13 and a beta of 0.41.
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