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

$1.86
+0.16 (+9.41 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$1.55
Now: $1.86
$2.26
50-Day Range
$0.36
MA: $6.49
$8.03
52-Week Range
$0.32
Now: $1.86
$8.09
Volume142.04 million shs
Average Volume36.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$842.78 million
P/E Ratio2.33
Dividend Yield47.06%
Beta0.56
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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs
SectorFinance
CUSIP55272X10
Phone212-207-6400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$581.73 million
Cash Flow$1.01 per share
Book Value$7.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$378.12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees59
Market Cap$842.78 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has MFA FINL INC/SH's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

MFA FINL INC/SH's stock was trading at $6.90 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MFA stock has decreased by 73.0% and is now trading at $1.86. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for MFA FINL INC/SH.

When is MFA FINL INC/SH's next earnings date?

MFA FINL INC/SH is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for MFA FINL INC/SH.

How were MFA FINL INC/SH's earnings last quarter?

MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $70.66 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.10 million. MFA FINL INC/SH had a net margin of 65.00% and a return on equity of 10.88%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.13 EPS. View MFA FINL INC/SH's earnings history.

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 Wednesday, March 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, April 30th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 43.01%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 30th. View MFA FINL INC/SH's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MFA?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for MFA FINL INC/SH's stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $8.50. On average, they anticipate MFA FINL INC/SH's share price to reach $8.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 343.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for MFA FINL INC/SH.

Has MFA FINL INC/SH been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about MFA stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. MFA FINL INC/SH earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutMFA FINL INC/SH.

Are investors shorting MFA FINL INC/SH?

MFA FINL INC/SH saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 6,997,200 shares, an increase of 8.0% from the February 27th total of 6,480,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,450,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View MFA FINL INC/SH's Current Options Chain.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of MFA FINL INC/SH own?

Who are MFA FINL INC/SH's key executives?

MFA FINL INC/SH's management team includes the following 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)

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."

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

MFA FINL INC/SH's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (7.25%), LSV Asset Management (2.65%), Jennison Associates LLC (2.32%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.17%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.01%) and State Street Corp (1.74%). Company insiders that own MFA FINL INC/SH stock include Bryan Wulfsohn, Robin Josephs and Ronald A Freydberg. View institutional ownership trends for MFA FINL INC/SH.

Which major investors are selling MFA FINL INC/SH stock?

MFA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Donald Smith & CO. Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Thornburg Investment Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc.. Company insiders that have sold MFA FINL INC/SH company stock in the last year include Bryan Wulfsohn, and Robin Josephs. View insider buying and selling activity for MFA FINL INC/SH.

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

MFA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, LSV Asset Management, Boston Partners, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Capital Square LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc.. Company insiders that have bought MFA FINL INC/SH stock in the last two years include Robin Josephs, and Ronald A Freydberg. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $1.86.

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

MFA FINL INC/SH has a market capitalization of $842.78 million and generates $581.73 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $378.12 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.77 on an earnings per share basis. MFA FINL INC/SH employs 59 workers across the globe. View additional information about MFA FINL INC/SH.

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 FLOOR, 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  301 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  725
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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