NYSE:MFA - MFA FINL INC/SH Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$6.98 -0.01 (-0.14 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$6.98
Today's Range$6.95 - $7.03
52-Week Range$6.72 - $8.29
Volume2.51 million shs
Average Volume2.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.14 billion
P/E Ratio8.84
Dividend Yield11.44%
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 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 founded in 1997 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs
Current SymbolNYSE:MFA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.05
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio8.84
Forward P/E Ratio9.56
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$433.45 million
Price / Sales7.24
Cash Flow$0.8914 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.83
Book Value$8.22 per share
Price / Book0.85


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.79
Net Income$322.39 million
Net Margins80.58%
Return on Equity10.31%
Return on Assets3.10%


Outstanding Shares449,550,000
Market Cap$3.14 billion

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, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 28th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 27th. 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 earnings results on Tuesday, November, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $58.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $56 million. MFA FINL INC/SH had a net margin of 80.58% and a return on equity of 10.31%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 4.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.15 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, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MFA FINL INC/SH.

What price target have analysts set for MFA?

4 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for MFA FINL INC/SH's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.00. On average, they expect MFA FINL INC/SH's stock price to reach $8.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.6% 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?

4 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 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 coverage about MFA stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MFA FINL INC/SH earned a daily sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of MFA FINL INC/SH's key competitors?

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 59)
  • Mr. Stephen D. Yarad, Chief Financial Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Sunil Yadav, Sr. VP (Age 48)
  • Mr. Gudmundur Kristjansson, Sr. VP (Age 38)
  • Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFA, Sr. VP (Age 34)

Who are MFA FINL INC/SH's major shareholders?

MFA FINL INC/SH's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.72%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.72%), FMR LLC (9.60%), BlackRock Inc. (6.95%), Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (3.00%) and Jennison Associates LLC (3.34%). 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 Martingale Asset Management L P, Morgan Stanley, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Brown Advisory Inc. and Neuberger Berman Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MFA FINL INC/SH.

Which institutional investors are buying MFA FINL INC/SH stock?

MFA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. 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 $6.98.

How big of a company is MFA FINL INC/SH?

MFA FINL INC/SH has a market capitalization of $3.14 billion and generates $433.45 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $322.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.79 on an earnings per share basis. MFA FINL INC/SH employs 55 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  209 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  557
MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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