MFA Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 30,
2014. Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-60% decrease from the same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $7.81,
representing a -18.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.55 and
a 11.89% 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 $.79. Zacks Investment Research reports MFA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 4.95%, compared to an
industry average of -12.7%.
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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:
- Market Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF (
- iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF (
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified
The top-performing ETF of this group is REM with an increase of
1.84% over the last 100 days. MORT has the highest percent
weighting of MFA at 4.95%.