NYSE:MFA - MFA Finl Inc/SH Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$7.03 +0.02 (+0.29 %)
(As of 10/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$7.03
Today's Range$6.97 - $7.0650
52-Week Range$6.72 - $8.76
Volume1.84 million shs
Average Volume3.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.79 billion
P/E Ratio8.90
Dividend Yield11.41%
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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.84
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A


Trailing P/E Ratio8.90
Forward P/E Ratio9.63
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$433.45 million
Price / Sales6.46
Cash Flow$0.8944 per share
Price / Cash7.86
Book Value$8.22 per share
Price / Book0.86


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.79
Net Income$322.39 million
Net Margins77.32%
Return on Equity9.82%
Return on Assets2.94%


Outstanding Shares398,530,000
Market Cap$2.79 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 Friday, September 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 1st will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 11.38%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 2nd. The real estate investment trust reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust earned $49.94 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $58.57 million. MFA Finl Inc/SH had a return on equity of 9.82% and a net margin of 77.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 18.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.20 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, November 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for MFA Finl Inc/SH.

How can I listen to MFA Finl Inc/SH's earnings call?

MFA Finl Inc/SH will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, November 6th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for MFA?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for MFA Finl Inc/SH's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $9.00. On average, they expect MFA Finl Inc/SH's share price to reach $8.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% 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?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for MFA Finl Inc/SH in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for MFA Finl Inc/SH.

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 Aperio Group LLC (0.51%), Timbercreek Investment Management Inc. (0.19%), SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC (0.10%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.05%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.04%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own MFA Finl Inc/SH stock include Craig L Knutson, 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 Aperio Group LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Timbercreek Investment Management Inc. and First Hawaiian Bank. Company insiders that have bought MFA Finl Inc/SH stock in the last two years include Craig L Knutson, 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 $7.03.

How big of a company is MFA Finl Inc/SH?

MFA Finl Inc/SH has a market capitalization of $2.79 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 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  340 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  544
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 10/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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