Ellington Financial LLC (EFC) Holder Bbr Partners LLC Lifted Position by $5.32 Million

May 24, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Investors sentiment increased to 1.44 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.80, from 0.64 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 5 investors sold EFC shares while 11 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 13.48 million shares or 2.67% less from 13.85 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Global Endowment Mngmt Ltd Partnership has 0.04% invested in Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) for 20,000 shares. Susquehanna Int Gru Ltd Liability Partnership reported 21,467 shares. Hotchkis And Wiley Cap Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC). Bank Of America De accumulated 0% or 35,970 shares. 17,626 were reported by Optimum Invest Advisors. Edge Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.08% in Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt Company invested in 1,000 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag reported 218,624 shares. Yorktown Management Rech, a Virginia-based fund reported 135,000 shares. Bb&T Secs Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC). Manufacturers Life Insurance Co The holds 0% or 1,504 shares in its portfolio. Virtu Fincl Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% in Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) or 14,568 shares. Hightower Advisors Limited Com invested in 59,611 shares. 489,584 are held by West Family Invs. Fmr Limited Liability Co holds 1.71M shares.

Bbr Partners Llc increased its stake in Ellington Financial Llc (EFC) by 45.85% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bbr Partners Llc bought 380,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.38% while stock markets declined. The hedge fund held 1.21M shares of the real estate company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $17.54M, up from 828,757 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bbr Partners Llc who had been investing in Ellington Financial Llc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $489.68 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $16.11. About 73,405 shares traded. Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) has declined 5.64% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.19% the S&P500.

Bbr Partners Llc, which manages about $7.35 billion and $806.20M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (SPY) by 21,325 shares to 713,466 shares, valued at $190.40 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

More news for Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Castle Brands, Ellington Financial, Gentherm, Comstock Resources, HNI, and …” on May 21, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Ellington Financial details strong Q1” and published on May 07, 2018 is yet another important article.

Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Ellington Financial LLC (NYSE:EFC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ellington Financial LLC had 7 analyst reports since December 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of EFC in report on Friday, February 16 with “Hold” rating. Maxim Group maintained the shares of EFC in report on Wednesday, February 14 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy” on Wednesday, December 6. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 8 by Maxim Group. FBR Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1900 target in Monday, April 9 report.

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