America First Mortgage Investments, Inc. (MFA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

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America First Mortgage Investments, Inc. ( MFA ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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 dates, visit the MFA Dividend History page.

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 ( KBWD )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: AMT , JKL , KBWD , MFA , REM , SPG

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