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What is EARN?
Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (“EARN”) is a mortgage REIT that specializes in acquiring, investing in and managing residential mortgage- and real estate-related assets, with a primary focus on residential mortgage-backed securities for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a U.S. Government agency or a U.S. Government-sponsored enterprise. Our primary objective is to generate attractive current yields and risk-adjusted total returns for our shareholders by investing in assets that we believe compensate us appropriately for the risks associated with them.
What is Ellington Management Group’s relation to EARN?
EARN is managed by Ellington Residential Mortgage Management LLC, an affiliate of Ellington Management Group (“EMG”). EMG is a registered private investment adviser specializing in the mortgage-backed securities markets. Our manager relies on the resources of EMG to support EARN’s operations.
What is EARN's fiscal year?
EARN’s fiscal year is January 1 to December 31.
Does EARN pay a dividend?
EARN is a real estate investment trust ("REIT") and, to satisfy its REIT requirements, intends to pay regular monthly dividends of all or substantially all of its taxable income to its shareholders. The timing and amount of any dividends paid to shareholders is at the discretion of the company's Board of Trustees and depends upon a number of factors, including its actual and projected results of operations, financial condition, maintenance of its REIT qualification, and such other factors as the Board of Trustees deems relevant. To view the company's historical dividend information, please visit the Dividend History page.
When is the dividend record date and dividend payable date?
The company issues a press release to disclose the record date and dividend payable date for each dividend it declares.
What is EARN's dividend history?
Please refer to the Dividend History page.
Who is EARN’s auditor?
EARN’s auditor is PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Who is EARN’s legal counsel?
EARN’s legal counsel is Vinson & Elkins LLP.
How can I receive email alerts from EARN?
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How can I request additional information from EARN?
You may fill out an information request here on our website or email us at
How can I get tax information on EARN dividends?