Ellington Financial LLC (EFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013
Ellington Financial LLC ( EFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.77 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $22.36, the dividend yield is 13.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EFC was $22.36, representing a -17.15% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.99 and a 5.87% increase over the 52 week low of $21.12.
EFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as CBRE Group, Inc. ( CBG ) and Realogy Holdings Corp. ( RLGY ). EFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.21. Zacks Investment Research reports EFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 180.3%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.