America First Mortgage Investments, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-4.76% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $8.39, the dividend yield is 9.54%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $8.39,
representing a -4.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.77 and a
26.17% increase over the 52 week low of $6.65.
MFA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Simon Property Group, Inc. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). MFA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.83. Zacks Investment Research reports MFA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -16.29%, compared to an
industry average of -6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to MFA through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MFA as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF (
- iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund (
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of
9% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting
of MFA at 4.44%.