MFA Financial, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 10, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 31,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-4.35% decrease from the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $8.18, the dividend yield is 10.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $8.18,
representing a -14.7% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.59 and a
9.07% increase over the 52 week low of $7.50.
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 $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports MFA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.21%, compared to an
industry average of -1.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified
- iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MDIV with an increase of
12.94% over the last 100 days. REM has the highest percent
weighting of MFA at 4.57%.