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: $7.98
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $7.91
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $7.65
  • 52-Week Range: $6.40 - $8.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.85
  • P/E Growth: 78.69
  • Market Cap: $2.98B
  • Outstanding Shares: 372,841,000
  • Beta: 0.6
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 65.46%
  • Return on Equity: 10.62%
  • Return on Assets: 2.43%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.90%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA ) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $7.58 (4.97% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/4/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuy$8.00View Rating Details
9/11/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated 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 & CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017        
2/16/2017Q416$0.19$0.18$69.79 million$62.66 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.19$0.21$77.03 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.78 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.81 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
Q1 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q2 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q3 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q4 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:10.03%
Dividend Growth:-2.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:101.27% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
102.56% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
98.77% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/15/2016quarterly$0.2010.58%12/23/201612/28/20161/31/2017
9/15/2016Quarterly$0.2010.74%9/26/20169/28/201610/31/2016
6/16/2016quarterly$0.2011.03%6/24/20166/28/20167/29/2016
3/14/2016quarterly$0.2011.64%3/23/20163/28/20164/29/2016
12/10/2015quarterly$0.2011.71%12/23/201512/28/20151/29/2016
9/18/2015quarterly$0.2011.16%9/25/20159/29/201510/30/2015
6/16/2015quarterly$0.2010.36%6/25/20156/29/20157/31/2015
3/16/2015quarterly$0.2010.15%3/25/20153/27/20154/30/2015
12/9/2014quarterly$0.209.72%12/23/201412/26/20141/30/2015
9/17/2014quarterly$0.209.85%9/25/20149/29/201410/31/2014
6/13/2014quarterly$0.209.46%6/25/20146/27/20147/31/2014
3/10/2014quarterly$0.203/26/20143/28/20144/30/2014
12/11/2013quarterly$0.2011.24%12/27/201312/31/20131/31/2014
9/26/2013quarterly$0.2211.76%10/9/201310/11/201310/31/2013
8/2/2013special$0.2811.13%8/8/20138/12/20138/30/2013
6/28/2013quarterly$0.2210.3%7/10/20137/12/20137/31/2013
3/28/2013quarterly$0.229.44%4/10/20134/12/20134/30/2013
3/5/2013special$0.508.71%3/13/20133/15/20134/10/2013
2/15/2013quarterly$0.533/1/20134/1/2013
12/12/2012quarterly$0.209.82%12/26/201212/28/20121/31/2013
(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: 84.26%
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA )
DateHeadline
News IconMFA Financial, Inc. (MFA), Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (SXL) Stock Eyes Ahead of Earnings - The USA Commerce (NYSE:MFA)
theusacommerce.com - February 18 at 8:06 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-MFA Financial Q4 earnings per share $0.18 (NYSE:MFA)
www.reuters.com - February 17 at 8:05 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:MFA)
seekingalpha.com - February 17 at 8:05 PM
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newburghpress.com - February 17 at 3:04 PM
News IconAre Analysts Optimistic About Where MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) is Heading? - Winfield Review (NYSE:MFA)
winfieldreview.com - February 17 at 3:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Buy MFA Financial (MFA) Ahead of Earnings? - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:MFA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 3:04 PM
prnewswire.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Preferred Dividend of $0.46875 per Share - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:MFA)
www.prnewswire.com - February 17 at 3:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Preferred Dividend of $0.46875 per Share (NYSE:MFA)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 3:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. :MFA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 17, 2017 (NYSE:MFA)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 3:04 PM
4-traders.com logoMFA FINANCIAL, INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition (form 8-K) (NYSE:MFA)
www.4-traders.com - February 16 at 6:06 PM
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marketexclusive.com logoMFA FINANCIAL,INC. (NYSE:MFA) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:MFA)
marketexclusive.com - February 16 at 6:06 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMFA Financial's (MFA) CEO Bill Gorin on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:MFA)
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capitalcube.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. : MFA-US: Dividend Analysis : December 28th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 15, 2017 (NYSE:MFA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 MFA Financial Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NYSE:MFA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:06 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial Results (NYSE:MFA)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:06 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMFA Financial misses 4Q profit forecasts (NYSE:MFA)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 6:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoMFA FINANCIAL, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:MFA)
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theusacommerce.com - February 14 at 5:43 AM
prnewswire.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. Plans Live Audio Webcast of Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:MFA)
www.prnewswire.com - February 14 at 5:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMFA Financial, Inc. Plans Live Audio Webcast of Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:MFA)
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streetinsider.com logoForm 4 MFA FINANCIAL, INC. For: Jan 13 Filed by: Hanrahan Kathleen A - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:MFA)
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streetinsider.com logoForm 4 MFA FINANCIAL, INC. For: Jan 11 Filed by: Kristjansson Gudmundur - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:MFA)
www.streetinsider.com - January 14 at 12:50 AM
News IconMFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) Quarterly growth Review - The Newburgh Press (NYSE:MFA)
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What is MFA Financial's stock symbol?

MFA Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MFA ."

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

MFA Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 28th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, January 31st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.03%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 23rd.

Where is MFA Financial's stock going? Where will MFA Financial's stock price be in 2017?

7 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for MFA Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $7.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate MFA Financial's share price to reach $7.58 in the next year.

When will MFA Financial announce their earnings?

MFA Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

Who owns MFA Financial stock?

MFA Financial's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (9.03%), FMR LLC (5.95%), State Street Corp (1.56%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.42%), Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (1.14%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.69%). Company insiders that own MFA Financial stock include Craig L Knutson, Ronald A Freydberg and William S Gorin.

Who sold MFA Financial stock? Who is selling MFA Financial stock?

MFA Financial's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Cipher Capital LP, State Street Corp, Paradigm Asset Management Co. LLC, TCW Group Inc. and Century Capital Management LLC.

Who bought MFA Financial stock? Who is buying MFA Financial stock?

MFA Financial's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Brown Advisory Inc., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Comerica Bank, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc. and Guggenheim Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought MFA Financial stock in the last two years include Craig L Knutson, Ronald A Freydberg and William S Gorin.

How do I buy MFA Financial stock?

Shares of MFA Financial can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of MFA Financial stock cost?

One share of MFA Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.98.

MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA ) Chart for Tuesday, February, 21, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA)

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff