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A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
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Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
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China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
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A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
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MFA Financial (MFA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$11.23
+0.01 (+0.09%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$11.08
$11.30
50-Day Range
$10.54
$11.84
52-Week Range
$8.41
$11.90
Volume
1.15 million shs
Average Volume
851,571 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.15 billion
P/E Ratio
28.08
Dividend Yield
12.47%
Price Target
$12.08

MFA Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.6% Upside
$12.08 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.22% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.92mentions of MFA Financial in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

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.

1.80 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

690th out of 868 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

149th out of 180 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. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, 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. MFA Financial, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is based in New York, New York.

MFA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/31 Dividend
12/28/2023
Dividend Payable
1/31/2024
Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Real estate investment trusts
Sub-Industry
Mortgage REITs
CUSIP
55272X10
Employees
349
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$12.08
High Stock Price Target
$12.50
Low Stock Price Target
$11.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+7.6%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.71
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$80.16 million
Pretax Margin
13.24%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$605.60 million
Cash Flow
$1.69 per share
Book Value
$18.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
101,398,000
Market Cap
$1.15 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.12
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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 37)
    Senior VP & CFO
  • Mr. Bryan Doran (Age 43)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. John W. Elliott
    Senior VP & CTO
  • Mr. Matthew G. Ottinger (Age 66)
    Senior VP & Controller
  • 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?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MFA Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" MFA shares.
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What is MFA Financial's stock price target for 2024?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for MFA Financial's stock. Their MFA share price targets range from $11.00 to $12.50. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $12.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% 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 at the start of the year. Since then, MFA shares have decreased by 0.4% and is now trading at $11.23.
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Are investors shorting MFA Financial?

MFA Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,090,000 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the January 15th total of 1,790,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 956,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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, May 2nd 2024.
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.

How were MFA Financial's earnings last quarter?

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 22nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.12. The real estate investment trust earned $169.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $43.75 million. MFA Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.44% and a net margin of 13.24%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS.

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

MFA Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.35 per share on Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 12.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.
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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 12.48%. MFA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 350.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What ETFs hold MFA Financial's stock?
When did MFA Financial's stock split?

MFA Financial shares reverse split before market open on 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 market closes 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.80%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.72%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.70%), Northern Trust Corp (1.06%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (0.95%) and EMG Holdings L.P. (0.90%). 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 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff