MFA Financial, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) (
). 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%.
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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:
- iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (
- PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF (
- Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF (
- First Trust Financials AlphaDEX (
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%.