MFA Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-1.27 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume3.04 million shs
Average Volume3.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.06 billion
P/E Ratio7.66
Dividend Yield8.57%
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About MFA Financial

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, 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. The company has elected to be taxed as a REIT and would not be subject to federal 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

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Overall MarketRank

2.23 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

497th out of 2,041 stocks

Real Estate Investment Trusts Industry

123rd out of 283 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is MFA Financial a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MFA Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" MFA Financial stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than MFA Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given MFA Financial a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but MFA Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting MFA Financial?

MFA Financial saw a decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,400 shares, a decline of 99.9% from the June 15th total of 10,610,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,550,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.
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When is MFA Financial's next earnings date?

MFA Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to MFA Financial's earnings call?

MFA Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were MFA Financial's earnings last quarter?

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.09. MFA Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.56% and a net margin of 89.30%.
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How has MFA Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

MFA Financial's stock was trading at $6.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, MFA stock has decreased by 32.3% and is now trading at $4.67.
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How often does MFA Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for MFA Financial?

MFA Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, July 30th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 8.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 29th. This is a boost from MFA Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.
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Is MFA Financial a good dividend stock?

MFA Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.57%. MFA has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. MFA Financial does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of MFA Financial is 80.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, MFA Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 86.96% in the coming year. This indicates that MFA Financial may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MFA?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for MFA Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $4.25 to $4.75. On average, they expect MFA Financial's stock price to reach $4.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%.
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Who are MFA Financial's key executives?

MFA Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Craig L. Knutson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $1.91M)
  • Mr. Stephen D. Yarad, CFO & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51, Pay $776.4k)
  • Mr. Gudmundur Kristjansson, Sr. VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 41, Pay $886.4k)
  • Mr. Bryan Wulfsohn CFA, Sr. VP & Co-Chief Investment Officer (Age 37, Pay $886.4k)
  • Mr. Harold E. Schwartz, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56, Pay $796.4k)
  • Mr. John W. Elliott, Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. Terence B. Meyers, Sr. VP & Director of Tax (Age 66)
  • Mr. Matthew G. Ottinger, Sr. VP & Controller (Age 63)

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What other stocks do shareholders of MFA Financial own?

What is MFA Financial's stock symbol?

MFA Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MFA."

Who are MFA Financial's major shareholders?

MFA Financial's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Clear Street Markets LLC (0.02%), Cutler Group LP (0.00%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.01%) and Sage Mountain Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own MFA Financial stock include Bryan Wulfsohn, Robin Josephs and Ronald A Freydberg.
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Which institutional investors are selling MFA Financial stock?

MFA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cutler Group LP, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , and Sage Mountain Advisors LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying MFA Financial stock?

MFA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clear Street Markets LLC. Company insiders that have bought MFA Financial stock in the last two years include Bryan Wulfsohn, and Ronald A Freydberg.
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How do I buy shares of MFA Financial?

Shares of MFA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is MFA Financial's stock price today?

One share of MFA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.67.

How much money does MFA Financial make?

MFA Financial has a market capitalization of $2.06 billion and generates $359.38 million in revenue each year. The real estate investment trust earns $-679,390,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does MFA Financial have?

MFA Financial employs 57 workers across the globe.

What is MFA Financial's official website?

The official website for MFA Financial is www.mfafinancial.com.

Where are MFA Financial's headquarters?

MFA Financial is headquartered at 350 PARK AVENUE 20TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10022.

How can I contact MFA Financial?

MFA Financial'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]

This page was last updated on 8/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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