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OLD GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ellington Financial Inc. (NYSE: EFC) (the “Company”) today announced its estimated book value per common share of $18.23 as of May 31, 2021, taking effect of the previously announced monthly Dividend of $0.15 per common share, payable June 25, 2021 to holders of record on May 28, 2021, with an ex-dividend date of May 27, 2021.
The estimated book value per common share may change following the completion of the Company’s month and quarter end valuation procedures in relation to its investment positions and any such change could be material. There can be no assurance that the Company’s estimated book value per common share as of May 31, 2021 is indicative of what the Company’s results are likely to be for the three months or six months ended June 30, 2021 or any future periods, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise its estimated book value per common share prior to the release of financial statements for such periods.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve numerous risks and uncertainties. The Company’s actual results may differ from its beliefs, expectations, estimates and projections, and therefore you should not rely on these forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. Forward-looking statements are not historical in nature and can be identified by words such as “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “project”, “plan”, “continue”, “intend”, “should”, “would” , “could”, “goal”, “goal”, “will”, “may”, “aim” or similar expressions or their negative forms, or by reference to strategy, plans or intentions. Examples of forward-looking statements in this press release include statements regarding the Company’s book value per common share. The Company’s results may vary from month to month and quarter to quarter depending on a variety of factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s control and/or are difficult to predict, including but not limited to changes in interest rates and the market value of the Company’s investments, changes in mortgage default rates and prepayment rates, the Company’s ability to obtain credit to fund its assets, changes in governmental regulations affecting the Company’s operations, the Company’s ability to opt out of registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Company’s ability to maintain its qualification as a Real Estate Investment Trust or “REIT” and other changes in market conditions and economic trends, including changes resulting from economic outflows effects in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated responses to the pandemic. In addition, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, those described in Item 1A of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed March 16, 2021, which can be accessed through the Company’s website at www.ellingtonfinancial.com or the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov). Other risks, uncertainties and factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected may be described from time to time in reports the Company files with the SEC, including reports on Forms 10-Q, 10 -K and 8-K. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
This press release and the information contained herein constitute neither an offer of securities nor a solicitation of an offer to purchase any securities.
About Ellington Financial
Ellington Financial invests in a variety of financial assets, including residential and commercial mortgage loans, residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, consumer loans and asset-backed securities backed by consumer loans, secured loan obligations, non-mortgage and mortgage-related derivatives, equity investments in lending companies, and others strategic investments. Ellington Financial is managed and advised externally by Ellington Financial Management LLC, a subsidiary of Ellington Management Group, LLC
Ellington Financial Inc.
Amanda Klein or Kevin FitzGerald
Gasthalter & Co.
for Ellington Financial
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