MFA Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -9.09% decrease from the prior quarter. At the
current stock price of $7.28, the dividend yield is 10.99%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $7.28,
representing a -24.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.59 and
a 4.3% 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 2013 as -7.56%, compared to an
industry average of -13.9%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is REM with an decrease of
-6.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MFA at 4.67%.