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

-0.08 (-4.52 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $1.69
50-Day Range
MA: $1.69
52-Week Range
Now: $1.69
Volume14.86 million shs
Average Volume15.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$765.77 million
P/E Ratio2.11
Dividend Yield47.90%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.53 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Real estate investment trusts
Sub-IndustryMortgage REITs



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$581.73 million
Cash Flow$0.92 per share
Book Value$7.49 per share


Net Income$378.12 million


Market Cap$765.77 million
Next Earnings Date6/16/2020 (Confirmed)

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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 (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MFA shares have decreased by 75.5% and is now trading at $1.69. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of MFA FINL INC/SH?

3 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 for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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, June 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast 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, June 16th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

MFA FINL INC/SH (NYSE:MFA) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The real estate investment trust reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.01. The real estate investment trust had revenue of $70.66 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 company earned $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 announced 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 47.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 30th. View MFA FINL INC/SH's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for MFA?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for MFA FINL INC/SH's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.25 to $8.50. On average, they expect MFA FINL INC/SH's stock price to reach $8.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 393.1% 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?

Media coverage about MFA stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. MFA FINL INC/SH earned a news impact score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the real estate investment trust a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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 in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 30,100,000 shares, an increase of 175.4% from the April 15th total of 10,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 29,230,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.0 days. Currently, 6.7% of the company's shares 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.09%), State Street Corp (2.44%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.79%), Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc. (0.78%), WINTON GROUP Ltd (0.62%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.52%). 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 institutional investors are selling MFA FINL INC/SH stock?

MFA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, UBS Group AG, Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Bessemer Group Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, First Trust Advisors LP, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. 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 institutional investors are buying MFA FINL INC/SH stock?

MFA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.. 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 $1.69.

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

MFA FINL INC/SH has a market capitalization of $765.77 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.

What is MFA FINL INC/SH's official website?

The official website for MFA FINL INC/SH is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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