NYSE:MFA - MFA FINL INC/SH Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $7.28 +0.01 (+0.14 %) (As of 05/23/2019 03:50 PM ET)Previous Close$7.27Today's Range$7.20 - $7.2852-Week Range$6.40 - $8.15Volume46,026 shsAverage Volume1.71 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.28 billionP/E Ratio10.64Dividend Yield11.03%Beta0.51 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email MFA Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), agency MBS, residential whole loans, credit risk transfer securities, and mortgage servicing rights related assets. Its MBS are secured by hybrid, adjustable-rate, 15-year fixed-rate, and 30-year and longer-term fixed-rate mortgages, as well as mortgages that have interest rates that reset annually or more frequently. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal corporate income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. MFA Financial, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive MFA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MFA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Real estate investment trusts Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:MFA Previous Symbol CUSIP55272X10 CIK1055160 Webhttp://www.mfafinancial.com/ Phone212-207-6400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.50 Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.64 Forward P/E Ratio9.71 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$455.67 million Price / Sales7.20 Cash Flow$0.7436 per share Price / Cash Flow9.79 Book Value$7.56 per share Price / Book0.96Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.68 Net Income$301.80 million Net Margins62.34% Return on Equity8.83% Return on Assets2.52%Miscellaneous Employees59 Outstanding Shares450,560,000Market Cap$3.28 billion Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) Frequently Asked Questions What is MFA FINL INC/SH's stock symbol? MFA FINL INC/SH trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MFA." How often does MFA FINL INC/SH pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MFA FINL INC/SH? MFA FINL INC/SH declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 29th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Tuesday, April 30th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 28th. View MFA FINL INC/SH's Dividend History. How were MFA FINL INC/SH's earnings last quarter? MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust earned $61.93 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $60.20 million. MFA FINL INC/SH had a net margin of 62.34% and a return on equity of 8.83%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.20 earnings per share. View MFA FINL INC/SH's Earnings History. When is MFA FINL INC/SH's next earnings date? MFA FINL INC/SH is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MFA FINL INC/SH. What price target have analysts set for MFA? 5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for MFA FINL INC/SH's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.50 to $8.00. On average, they expect MFA FINL INC/SH's share price to reach $7.8333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for MFA FINL INC/SH. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for MFA FINL INC/SH? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MFA FINL INC/SH in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for MFA FINL INC/SH. Has MFA FINL INC/SH been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about MFA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MFA FINL INC/SH earned a media sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of MFA FINL INC/SH's key competitors? Some companies that are related to MFA FINL INC/SH include Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), UDR (UDR), SINO LD LTD/S (SNLAY), Klepierre (KLPEF), Regency Centers (REG), Gecina (GECFF), Duke Realty (DRE), Sun Communities (SUI), Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS), Camden Property Trust (CPT), Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Iron Mountain (IRM) and VICI Properties (VICI). What other stocks do shareholders of MFA FINL INC/SH own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other MFA FINL INC/SH investors own include ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), New Residential Investment (NRZ), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI), AT&T (T), Prospect Capital (PSEC), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Ford Motor (F) and CHIMERA INVT CO/SH NEW (CIM). Who are MFA FINL INC/SH's key executives? MFA FINL INC/SH's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Craig L. Knutson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)Mr. Stephen D. Yarad, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)Mr. Gudmundur Kristjansson, Sr. VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 39)Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFA, Sr. VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 35)Mr. Sunil Yadav, Sr. VP (Age 49) Who are MFA FINL INC/SH's major shareholders? MFA FINL INC/SH's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (9.96%), BlackRock Inc. (6.49%), Jennison Associates LLC (3.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.04%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.93%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (1.71%). Company insiders that own MFA FINL INC/SH stock include Craig L Knutson, Robin Josephs, Ronald A Freydberg and Stephen D Yarad. View Institutional Ownership Trends for MFA FINL INC/SH. Which institutional investors are selling MFA FINL INC/SH stock? MFA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Donald Smith & CO. Inc. and Almitas Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MFA FINL INC/SH. Which institutional investors are buying MFA FINL INC/SH stock? MFA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Dean Investment Associates LLC, LSV Asset Management, Wasatch Advisors Inc. and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have bought MFA FINL INC/SH stock in the last two years include Craig L Knutson, Robin Josephs, Ronald A Freydberg and Stephen D Yarad. View Insider Buying and Selling for MFA FINL INC/SH. How do I buy shares of MFA FINL INC/SH? Shares of MFA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is MFA FINL INC/SH's stock price today? One share of MFA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.26. How big of a company is MFA FINL INC/SH? MFA FINL INC/SH has a market capitalization of $3.27 billion and generates $455.67 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $301.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 on an earnings per share basis. MFA FINL INC/SH employs 59 workers across the globe. What is MFA FINL INC/SH's official website? The official website for MFA FINL INC/SH is http://www.mfafinancial.com/. How can I contact MFA FINL INC/SH? MFA FINL INC/SH's mailing address is 350 PARK AVENUE 20TH FL, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The real estate investment trust can be reached via phone at 212-207-6400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE MFA)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 236 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 364 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 600MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about MFA FINL INC/SH and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MFA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MFA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Support Level Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.