5-Star Dividend Stocks Poised to Outperform: Ellington Financial
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, mortgage REIT Ellington Financial (NYS: EFC) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Ellington and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Old Greenwich, Conn.
CEO Laurence Penn
Return on Capital (average, past 3 years)
$73.1 million / $682.5 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, all of the 14 members who have rated Ellington believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
-A leveraged bet on FED policy (borrow short for guaranteed low rates and buy what the FED is buying)
-One day the trust in the FEDs ability to pump the market will disappear, on this day unfortunately all these companies employing leveraged bets will go broke in no time but I don't expect this to happen within one year
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