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$4.14
$4.31
50-Day Range
$3.99
$4.42
52-Week Range
$1.33
$4.46
Volume4.38 million shs
Average Volume4.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.89 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield7.30%
Beta1.65

Competitors

MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) Vs. NLY, AGNC, STWD, CLNY, CIM, and ARI

Should you be buying MFA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "mortgage reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to MFA Financial, including Annaly Capital Management (NLY), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Starwood Property Trust (STWD), Colony Capital (CLNY), Chimera Investment (CIM), and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI).

Annaly Capital Management (NYSE:NLY) and MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

44.6% of Annaly Capital Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.4% of MFA Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Annaly Capital Management shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of MFA Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Annaly Capital Management has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MFA Financial has a beta of 1.65, suggesting that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Annaly Capital Management and MFA Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Annaly Capital Management01602.86
MFA Financial02302.60

Annaly Capital Management presently has a consensus target price of $8.6786, indicating a potential downside of 3.46%. MFA Financial has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.76%. Given Annaly Capital Management's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Annaly Capital Management is more favorable than MFA Financial.

Profitability

This table compares Annaly Capital Management and MFA Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Annaly Capital Management-20.12%13.27%1.57%
MFA Financial-118.04%11.32%3.11%

Dividends

Annaly Capital Management pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.8%. MFA Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Annaly Capital Management pays out 88.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. MFA Financial pays out 39.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Annaly Capital Management has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MFA Financial has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Annaly Capital Management and MFA Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Annaly Capital Management$3.79 billion3.32$-2,162,860,000.00$1.008.99
MFA Financial$581.73 million3.25$378.12 million$0.775.57

MFA Financial has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Annaly Capital Management. MFA Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Annaly Capital Management, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Annaly Capital Management beats MFA Financial on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

AGNC Investment (NASDAQ:AGNC) and MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

AGNC Investment has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MFA Financial has a beta of 1.65, suggesting that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AGNC Investment and MFA Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AGNC Investment-17.91%16.29%1.62%
MFA Financial-118.04%11.32%3.11%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for AGNC Investment and MFA Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AGNC Investment03702.70
MFA Financial02302.60

AGNC Investment presently has a consensus target price of $16.00, indicating a potential downside of 10.31%. MFA Financial has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.76%. Given MFA Financial's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe MFA Financial is more favorable than AGNC Investment.

Dividends

AGNC Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.1%. MFA Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. AGNC Investment pays out 66.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MFA Financial pays out 39.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AGNC Investment has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MFA Financial has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AGNC Investment and MFA Financial's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AGNC Investment$693 million13.51$688 million$2.168.26
MFA Financial$581.73 million3.25$378.12 million$0.775.57

AGNC Investment has higher revenue and earnings than MFA Financial. MFA Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AGNC Investment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.4% of AGNC Investment shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.4% of MFA Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of AGNC Investment shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of MFA Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

AGNC Investment beats MFA Financial on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Starwood Property Trust (NYSE:STWD) and MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Starwood Property Trust has a beta of 1.63, meaning that its stock price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MFA Financial has a beta of 1.65, meaning that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Starwood Property Trust and MFA Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Starwood Property Trust35.03%11.08%0.69%
MFA Financial-118.04%11.32%3.11%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Starwood Property Trust and MFA Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Starwood Property Trust01502.83
MFA Financial02302.60

Starwood Property Trust currently has a consensus price target of $23.90, suggesting a potential downside of 2.25%. MFA Financial has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential downside of 6.76%. Given Starwood Property Trust's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Starwood Property Trust is more favorable than MFA Financial.

Dividends

Starwood Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.9%. MFA Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Starwood Property Trust pays out 112.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. MFA Financial pays out 39.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Starwood Property Trust has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MFA Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Starwood Property Trust and MFA Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Starwood Property Trust$1.20 billion5.86$509.66 million$1.7114.30
MFA Financial$581.73 million3.25$378.12 million$0.775.57

Starwood Property Trust has higher revenue and earnings than MFA Financial. MFA Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Starwood Property Trust, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

51.6% of Starwood Property Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.4% of MFA Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 3.5% of Starwood Property Trust shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of MFA Financial shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Starwood Property Trust beats MFA Financial on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Colony Capital (NYSE:CLNY) and MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Colony Capital has a beta of 1.86, meaning that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MFA Financial has a beta of 1.65, meaning that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Colony Capital and MFA Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Colony Capital-146.26%-58.61%-20.43%
MFA Financial-118.04%11.32%3.11%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Colony Capital and MFA Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Colony Capital00303.00
MFA Financial02302.60

Colony Capital currently has a consensus price target of $6.8125, suggesting a potential upside of 9.00%. MFA Financial has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential downside of 6.76%. Given Colony Capital's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Colony Capital is more favorable than MFA Financial.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Colony Capital and MFA Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Colony Capital$2.33 billion1.32$-1,048,810,000.00$0.5012.50
MFA Financial$581.73 million3.25$378.12 million$0.775.57

MFA Financial has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Colony Capital. MFA Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Colony Capital, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.7% of Colony Capital shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.4% of MFA Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of Colony Capital shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of MFA Financial shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Colony Capital beats MFA Financial on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Chimera Investment (NYSE:CIM) and MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Chimera Investment and MFA Financial's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Chimera Investment4.71%11.73%2.02%
MFA Financial-118.04%11.32%3.11%

Risk and Volatility

Chimera Investment has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MFA Financial has a beta of 1.65, meaning that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Chimera Investment and MFA Financial's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Chimera Investment$1.36 billion2.25$413.55 million$2.255.91
MFA Financial$581.73 million3.25$378.12 million$0.775.57

Chimera Investment has higher revenue and earnings than MFA Financial. MFA Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chimera Investment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Chimera Investment and MFA Financial, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Chimera Investment12102.00
MFA Financial02302.60

Chimera Investment currently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential downside of 24.81%. MFA Financial has a consensus price target of $4.00, suggesting a potential downside of 6.76%. Given MFA Financial's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MFA Financial is more favorable than Chimera Investment.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

48.9% of Chimera Investment shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.4% of MFA Financial shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Chimera Investment shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of MFA Financial shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Chimera Investment pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.0%. MFA Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Chimera Investment pays out 53.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. MFA Financial pays out 39.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Chimera Investment has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and MFA Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

MFA Financial beats Chimera Investment on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (NYSE:ARI) are both finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares MFA Financial and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MFA Financial-118.04%11.32%3.11%
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance18.14%9.64%3.35%

Risk and Volatility

MFA Financial has a beta of 1.65, suggesting that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares MFA Financial and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MFA Financial$581.73 million3.25$378.12 million$0.775.57
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance$334.48 million6.24$230.17 million$1.778.44

MFA Financial has higher revenue and earnings than Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance. MFA Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for MFA Financial and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MFA Financial02302.60
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance03002.00

MFA Financial currently has a consensus target price of $4.00, suggesting a potential downside of 6.76%. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a consensus target price of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.47%. Given Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance is more favorable than MFA Financial.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

49.4% of MFA Financial shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.7% of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of MFA Financial shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

MFA Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.4%. MFA Financial pays out 39.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance pays out 79.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. MFA Financial has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.


MFA Financial Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Annaly Capital Management logo
NLY
Annaly Capital Management
1.3$8.99+2.3%$12.57 billion$3.79 billion-19.13
AGNC Investment logo
AGNC
AGNC Investment
1.7$17.84+2.4%$9.36 billion$693 million-34.98Dividend Announcement
Unusual Options Activity
Starwood Property Trust logo
STWD
Starwood Property Trust
1.7$24.45+3.0%$7.02 billion$1.20 billion17.85Analyst Report
Colony Capital logo
CLNY
Colony Capital
1.6$6.25+0.2%$3.08 billion$2.33 billion-1.12
Chimera Investment logo
CIM
Chimera Investment
1.4$13.30+2.1%$3.07 billion$1.36 billion-25.09
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance logo
ARI
Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance
1.7$14.93+4.0%$2.09 billion$334.48 million64.92
Two Harbors Investment logo
TWO
Two Harbors Investment
2.3$7.02+2.4%$1.92 billion$994.69 million-1.07Analyst Revision
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust logo
PMT
PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust
2.0$18.80+1.2%$1.84 billion$488.82 million1,880.00Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
New York Mortgage Trust logo
NYMT
New York Mortgage Trust
1.8$4.40+2.7%$1.67 billion$694.61 million-4.40Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Redwood Trust logo
RWT
Redwood Trust
1.9$10.58+2.1%$1.20 billion$622 million-1.80
Invesco Mortgage Capital logo
IVR
Invesco Mortgage Capital
1.4$3.48+3.2%$857.47 million$882.59 million-0.32
ARMOUR Residential REIT logo
ARR
ARMOUR Residential REIT
1.8$12.03+2.6%$857.07 million$439.57 million-3.40
Ready Capital logo
RC
Ready Capital
2.0$13.74+2.6%$747.94 million$229.92 million19.63Analyst Upgrade
Capstead Mortgage logo
CMO
Capstead Mortgage
1.2$6.36+2.2%$615.95 million$322.97 million-4.30
Ares Commercial Real Estate logo
ACRE
Ares Commercial Real Estate
1.5$14.65+4.0%$593.34 million$114.78 million28.17Analyst Report
Dynex Capital logo
DX
Dynex Capital
1.8$19.12+1.8%$590.43 million$170.17 million2.53
Western Asset Mortgage Capital logo
WMC
Western Asset Mortgage Capital
1.1$3.14+3.5%$190.95 million$217.26 million-0.46Analyst Downgrade
AG Mortgage Investment Trust logo
MITT
AG Mortgage Investment Trust
1.1$3.91+4.9%$181.91 million$171.66 million-0.28
This page was last updated on 5/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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