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MFA Financial (MFA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.12 (+1.14%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
462,820 shs
Average Volume
548,756 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

MFA Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
12.3% Upside
$12.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.47 to $1.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.11 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

615th out of 845 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

124th out of 173 stocks

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About MFA Financial Stock (NYSE:MFA)

MFA Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. It invests in residential mortgage securities, including non-agency mortgage-backed securities, agency MBS, and credit risk transfer securities; residential whole loans, including purchased performing loans, purchased credit deteriorated, and non-performing loans; and mortgage servicing rights related assets. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

MFA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 4/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Real estate investment trusts
Mortgage REITs
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$80.16 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$605.60 million
Cash Flow
$1.64 per share
Book Value
$18.46 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.09 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Craig L. Knutson (Age 65)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.06M
  • Mr. Gudmundur Kristjansson (Age 44)
    Senior VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer
    Comp: $1.58M
  • Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFA (Age 40)
    Senior VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer
    Comp: $1.58M
  • Mr. Harold E. Schwartz (Age 59)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary
    Comp: $892.2k
  • Mr. Michael C. Roper (Age 36)
    Senior VP & CFO
  • Mr. Bryan Doran (Age 43)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. John W. Elliott
    Senior VP & CTO
  • Ms. Mei Lin (Age 45)
    Senior VP & Co-Controller
  • Ms. Natasha Seemungal (Age 39)
    Senior VP & Co-Controller

MFA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell MFA Financial stock right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MFA Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MFA shares.
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What is MFA Financial's stock price target for 2024?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for MFA Financial's stock. Their MFA share price targets range from $11.00 to $12.50. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have MFA shares performed in 2024?

MFA Financial's stock was trading at $11.27 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MFA shares have decreased by 5.1% and is now trading at $10.69.
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When is MFA Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2024.
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How were MFA Financial's earnings last quarter?

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 22nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.12. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $169.88 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $43.75 million. MFA Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.66% and a net margin of 4.70%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.46 earnings per share.

How often does MFA Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MFA Financial?

MFA Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 13.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 27th.
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Is MFA Financial a good dividend stock?

MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 13.24%. MFA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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When did MFA Financial's stock split?

MFA Financial's stock reverse split on the morning of Tuesday, April 5th 2022. The 1-4 reverse split was announced on Tuesday, April 5th 2022. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the closing bell on Tuesday, April 5th 2022. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the reverse split would have 25 shares after the split.

What other stocks do shareholders of MFA Financial own?
Who are MFA Financial's major shareholders?

MFA Financial's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.80%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (3.12%), Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (0.80%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.68%), LSV Asset Management (0.46%) and Williams Jones Wealth Management LLC. (0.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Bryan Wulfsohn, Craig L Knutson, Mei Lin, Michael Charles Roper, Robin Josephs, Starwood Capital Group Global and Stephen D Yarad.
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How do I buy shares of MFA Financial?

Shares of MFA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MFA) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by Staff

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