MFA Financial Company Profile (NYSE:MFA)

About MFA Financial

MFA Financial logoMFA Financial, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company operates as a holding company and conducts its real estate finance businesses through its subsidiaries. The Company's segment is investing in residential mortgage assets. It invests in residential mortgage assets, including Agency mortgage backed securities (MBS), Non-Agency MBS, residential whole loans and CRT securities. Its objective is to deliver shareholder value through the generation of distributable income and through asset performance linked to residential mortgage credit fundamentals. It selectively invests in residential mortgage assets with a focus on credit analysis, projected prepayment rates, interest rate sensitivity and expected return. Its Agency MBS portfolio consists of Hybrids, 15-year fixed-rate mortgages and adjustable-rate mortgages. The Non-Agency MBS portfolio primarily consists of Legacy Non-Agency MBS and MBS collateralized by re-performing and non-performing loans (RPL/NPL MBS).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: REIT - Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Mortgage REITs
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MFA
  • CUSIP: 55272X10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $7.46
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $7.26
  • 52-Week Range: $5.61 - $7.86
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.47
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.69
  • P/E Growth: 3.79
  • Market Cap: $2.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 371,111,000
  • Beta: 0.53
  • Net Margins: 63.80%
  • Return on Equity: 10.48%
  • Return on Assets: 2.37%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.10%
  • Current Ratio: 31.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 31.76%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.83)
Consensus Price Target: $7.38 (1.14% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/11/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$7.50View Rating Details
9/6/2016FBR & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$7.50View Rating Details
8/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetHold$7.25 -> $7.50View Rating Details
6/15/2016Compass PointDowngradeNeutral -> Sell$7.00View Rating Details
4/11/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
1/26/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> OverweightView Rating Details
2/13/2015WunderlichSet Price TargetHold$8.00View Rating Details
2/13/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$8.50 -> $8.00View Rating Details
11/5/2014JMP SecuritiesReiterated RatingMarket Outperform$8.50 -> $8.75View Rating Details
11/5/2014Sterne Agee CRTDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$0.19$0.20$74.09 million$66.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.18$0.20$78.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.19$0.19$78.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.19$0.20$83.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.20$0.20$85.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.19$0.21$78.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.17$0.20$77.44 million$72.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q114$0.19$0.20$82.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q2 14$0.19$0.20$84.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$0.19$0.20$81.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q413$0.18$0.20$80.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q213$0.20$0.18$84.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013$0.21$0.19$85.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q113$0.21$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2013Q412$0.20$0.20$84.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.20$0.21$83.98 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.22$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.23$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.24$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.25$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.23$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2011$0.23$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.77 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.77 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.18$0.19$0.18
Q2 20163$0.18$0.19$0.18
Q3 20163$0.18$0.19$0.19
Q4 20163$0.18$0.19$0.19
Q1 20173$0.17$0.19$0.18
Q2 20173$0.17$0.19$0.18
Q3 20173$0.17$0.19$0.18
Q4 20172$0.19$0.19$0.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:10.72%
Dividend Growth:-4.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:101.27% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
103.90% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
103.90% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.77%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.68%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/15/2015Ronald A. FreydbergEVPBuy20,000$6.25$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Craig L KnutsonCOOBuy2,500$6.76$16,900.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015William S GorinCEOBuy5,000$6.72$33,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015William S GorinCEOBuy5,000$6.81$34,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2015Craig L KnutsonCOOBuy7,500$7.38$55,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Terence MeyersSVPBuy2,274$9.16$20,829.84View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Sunil YadavSVPBuy1,800$7.22$12,996.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Craig KnutsonEVPBuy5,000$7.13$35,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013William GorinPresidentBuy2,000$7.15$14,300.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Elwin A FordSVPBuy1,700$8.47$14,399.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Shira E FinkelSVPSell8,000$8.81$70,480.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Craig L KnutsonEVPBuy4,000$8.53$34,120.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013William S GorinPresidentBuy2,000$8.57$17,140.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012James A BrodskyDirectorBuy6,180$8.08$49,934.40View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Ronald A FreydbergEVPBuy2,500$7.97$19,925.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012Sunil YadavSVPBuy2,220$7.97$17,693.40View SEC Filing  
11/8/2012William S GorinPresidentBuy2,000$7.96$15,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Ronald A FreydbergEVPBuy4,000$7.90$31,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Shira E FinkelSVPBuy1,500$7.89$11,835.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Craig L KnutsonEVPBuy4,000$7.84$31,360.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012Sunil YadavSVPBuy1,300$7.72$10,036.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2012William S GorinPresidentBuy2,000$7.75$15,500.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
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MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA ) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

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