MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 25, 2014

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MFA Financial, Inc. ( MFA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 25, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that MFA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $8.34, the dividend yield is 9.59%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $8.34, representing a -3.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.60 and a 19.48% increase over the 52 week low of $6.98.

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 $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports MFA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.24%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MFA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MFA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MFA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM )
  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF ( MORT )
  • First Trust Financials AlphaDEX ( FXO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MORT with an increase of 9.52% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent weighting of MFA at 4.6%.



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: MFA , SPG , AMT , REM , KBWD , MORT , FXO

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