MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013

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MFA Financial, Inc. ( MFA ) 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. ( 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 2013 as -7.56%, compared to an industry average of -13.9%.

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 ).

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%.



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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