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Rajat Taneja starts fourth year as Ellie Mae Director 18 June 2018

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Rajat Taneja was appointed Director of Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) three years ago on June 18, 2015. The shares were up from US$67.6 to US$112.8 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 18.6%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth US$1,670, a gain of US$670.

SECTION 1 BIOGRAPHY RAJAT TANEJA, DIRECTOR

Rajat Taneja has served on the Board since June 2015. From November 2013 to the present, Mr. Taneja has served as the executive vice president of technology at Visa Inc. Mr. Taneja served as global chief technology officer of Electronic Arts Inc. from 2011 to 2013 and also served as its executive vice president. Prior to Electronic Arts, Mr. Taneja spent 15 years at Microsoft Corporation where he last served as corporate vice president of Microsoft's commerce division. Mr. Taneja holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from Jadavpur University, India, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington State University. The Board has concluded that Mr. Taneja should serve on the Board based on his experience in innovation and his deep technology leadership.

SECTION 2 ELLIE MAE INC. PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:ELLI):

2.1 Ellie Mae Inc. is placed 1,641/2,700 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of NYSE stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 39.

+ Rajat Taneja became Director of Ellie Mae Inc. on Jun 18,2015. The company's performance, measured in average annualised shareholder returns in the past three years, has been above average in that time - investors have reaped 19% compared to 9% for the S&P 500 Index.

2.2 MCap History:

Market Capitalization has increased by $US2 billion from $US2 billion to $US3.9 billion since appointment.

ELLIShare Price (USD)Market Capitalisation (USD)
Last114.53.9 billion
1 Year ago111.233.8 billion
2 Years ago85.352.6 billion
Jun 18, 201567.582 billion

2.3 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 4 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has consistently exceeded 2.0%.

ELLICloseAnnual Return %
Last Traded Jun 18$US114.502.9
1 Year ago$US111.2330.3
2 Years ago$US85.3530.1
3 Years ago$US65.60130.5

Close 4 years ago $US28.46.

2.4 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

The present value of $US1000 invested a year ago is $US1,010

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
ELLI.NYSE1,0491,0991,010
S&P 500 Index1,0011,0191,143

2.5 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change for Ellie Mae was 2.9%. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which rose 13.7% in the year, the relative price change was -10.7%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
ELLI12.318.22.9
Mortgage finance sector3.6-0.7-5.2
S&P 500 Index1.90.513.7

SECTION 3 ELLIE MAE INC. FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NYSE:ELLI):

3.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

Return on Equity deteriorated from 7.7% in 2015 to 7.2% in 2017, Operating Margin deteriorated from 13.6% in 2015 to 10.9% in 2017 and Revenue Growth deteriorated from 57.1% in 2015 to 16.3% in 2017.

ELLIRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
201716.3-10.97.2
201641.9-15.75.8
201557.14413.67.7

3.2 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 5 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 32.6% for Total Revenue and 22.1% for Net Profit.

DescriptionAnnual ($US M)5-year Avg ($US M)5-year CAGR %
Total Revenue420.3265.432.6
EBITDA45.438.811.7
Operating Profit45.435.516.5
Net Profit52.928.222.1

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

3.3 Performance (All figures in %)

Net Profit Margin 5-year average is 10.3% and Return on Equity 5-year average is 6.6%.

DescriptionAnnual5-year Avg
EBITDA Margin10.916.0
Operating Profit Margin10.913.7
Net Profit Margin12.710.3
Return on Equity7.26.6
Return on Assets6.45.7
Return on Capital Employed6.08.7

3.4 High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In NYSE Market
Price/MAP501.12In Top 8%
Price/MAP2001.22In Top 8%
3-mo Price Change %16.94In Top Quartile
% Prem to 1-mo Vol Wtd Price5.5In Top Quartile
Turnover in Quarter$US3.3 billionIn Top Quartile

SECTION 4 ELLIE MAE INC. GLOBAL RANK (NYSE:ELLI):

4.1 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,580 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)3.9B3,351Top
Total Assets (US$)831.6M10,986Top
Revenue (US$)420.3M10,815Top
Net Profit (US$)52.9M7,810Top
Return on Equity %7.218,214Second
Net Profit Margin %12.79,515Top
Price to Book7.631,875Third
PV$1000 (1Year) US$1,01019,719Second
US$ Change (1Year) %2.418,367Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)876,071Top

SECTION 5 OTHER DIRECTORS OF ELLIE MAE INC.

Jonathan Corr, Chief Executive Officer & President & Director

Sig Anderman, Chairman

Matthew LaVay, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President

Robert J. Levin, Director

Frank Schultz, Director

Karen Blasing, Director

Craig Davis, Director

Jeb S. Spencer, Director

Marina Levinson, Director

Carl Buccellato, Director

Rajat Taneja, Director

A. Barr Dolan, Director

Melanie Simpson, Executive Vice President

Limin Hu, Executive Vice President

David Robbins, Senior Vice President

Brian Brown, Senior Vice President

SECTION 6 ELLIE MAE INC. ACTIVITIES

Ellie Mae is a provider of enterprise solutions, including an online network, software and services for the residential mortgage industry. The Ellie Mae Network, which we established in 2000, is one of the largest electronic mortgage origination networks in the United States and enables mortgage originators to securely conduct electronic business transactions with lenders and settlement service providers.

SECTION 7 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

7.1 REPORTED STOCK AWARDS

23 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Jeb S. Spencer awarded shares

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) director Jeb S. Spencer, was awarded 2,105 shares worth $US218,394 on May 18.

23 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Rajat Taneja awarded shares

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) director Rajat Taneja, was awarded 2,105 shares worth $US218,394 on May 18.

7.2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

18 June 2018

Karen Blasing starts fourth year as Ellie Mae Director

Karen Blasing was appointed Director of Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) three years ago on June 18, 2015. The shares were up from $US67.6 to $US112.8 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 18.6%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,670, a gain of $US670.

7.3 RECENT REPORTED SELLING

15 June 2018

Ellie Mae chief financial officer and executive vice president Matthew LaVay sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Matthew LaVay sold 53 shares worth $US5,996 on June 15. The selling price was $US113.13.

13 June 2018

Ellie Mae chief financial officer and executive vice president Matthew LaVay sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Matthew LaVay sold 222 shares worth $US24,293 on June 12. The selling price was $US109.43. The shares hit a fifteen-month high on the day.

12 June 2018

Ellie Mae chief executive officer, director and president Jonathan Corr sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Chief Executive Officer, Director and President Jonathan Corr sold 589 shares worth $US63,429 on June 11. The selling price was $US107.69.

07 June 2018

Ellie Mae chief financial officer and executive vice president Matthew LaVay sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Matthew LaVay sold 20,320 shares worth $US2,189,823 on June 05. The selling price was $US107.77. The shares hit a fifteen-month high on the day.

07 June 2018

Ellie Mae chief financial officer and executive vice president Matthew LaVay sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Matthew LaVay sold 2,339 shares worth $US250,071 on June 07. The selling price was $US106.91. The shares hit a fifteen-month high on the day.

31 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Jeb S. Spencer sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director Jeb S. Spencer sold 2,415 shares worth $US257,886 on May 29. The selling price was $US106.78. The shares hit a fifteen-month high on the day.

22 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Robert J. Levin sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director Robert J. Levin sold 757 shares worth $US77,456 on May 18. The selling price was $US102.32.

22 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Marina Levinson sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director Marina Levinson sold 947 shares worth $US96,897 on May 18. The selling price was $US102.32.

22 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Karen Blasing sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director Karen Blasing sold 1,325 shares worth $US135,574 on May 18. The selling price was $US102.32.

22 May 2018

Ellie Mae director A. Barr Dolan sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director A. Barr Dolan sold 946 shares worth $US96,795 on May 18. The selling price was $US102.32.

22 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Carl Buccellato sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director Carl Buccellato sold 1,893 shares worth $US193,692 on May 18. The selling price was $US102.32.

22 May 2018

Ellie Mae director Craig Davis sells

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) Director Craig Davis sold 1,893 shares worth $US193,692 on May 18. The selling price was $US102.32.

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