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 $7.39 -0.02 (-0.27 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$7.39Today's Range$7.39 - $7.4352-Week Range$6.40 - $8.15Volume1.16 million shsAverage Volume2.24 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.33 billionP/E Ratio10.87Dividend Yield10.80%Beta0.5 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 Webwww.mfafinancial.com Phone212-207-6400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.31 Current RatioN/A Quick RatioN/APrice-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.87 Forward P/E Ratio9.85 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$455.67 million Price / Sales7.31 Cash Flow$0.7412 per share Price / Cash Flow9.97 Book Value$7.60 per share Price / Book0.97Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.68 Net Income$301.80 million Net Margins66.23% Return on Equity9.00% Return on Assets2.66%Miscellaneous Employees59 Outstanding Shares450,483,000Market Cap$3.33 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed) 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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 10.83%. The ex-dividend date 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 data on Thursday, February, 21st. The real estate investment trust reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.04. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $61.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $64.10 million. MFA FINL INC/SH had a return on equity of 9.00% and a net margin of 66.23%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.24 EPS. 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 Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for MFA FINL INC/SH. What price target have analysts set for MFA? 4 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for MFA FINL INC/SH's stock. Their predictions range from $7.50 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate MFA FINL INC/SH's stock price to reach $7.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.9% 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? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MFA FINL INC/SH in the last year. There are currently 3 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 articles about MFA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. MFA FINL INC/SH earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company'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 WP Carey (WPC), UDR (UDR), Extra Space Storage (EXR), Vornado Realty Trust (VNO), Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA), SINO LD LTD/S (SNLAY), Regency Centers (REG), Gecina (GECFF), Klepierre (KLPEF), Duke Realty (DRE), Iron Mountain (IRM), Sun Communities (SUI), Equity Lifestyle Properties (ELS), Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) and Camden Property Trust (CPT). 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), AT&T (T), Prospect Capital (PSEC), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Ford Motor (F), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) and Western Asset Mortgage Capital (WMC). 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, Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 39)Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFA, 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 investors include Timbercreek Investment Management Inc. (0.22%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.04%), Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.03%), Strs Ohio (0.02%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). 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 major investors are selling MFA FINL INC/SH stock? MFA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Strs Ohio, CenturyLink Investment Management Co and BLB&B Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for MFA FINL INC/SH. Which major investors are buying MFA FINL INC/SH stock? MFA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Timbercreek Investment Management Inc. and Proffitt & Goodson Inc.. 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 $7.39. How big of a company is MFA FINL INC/SH? MFA FINL INC/SH has a market capitalization of $3.33 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 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 231 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 361 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 592MarketBeat'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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Bollinger Bands?