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MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

By: NASDAQ.com News
Posted: 8/7/2013 9:00:00 AM
Referenced Stocks: MFA;PSA;REM;SPG

MFA Financial, Inc. ( MFA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 27.27% increase over the prior month. At the current stock price of $7.83, the dividend yield is 42.91%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $7.83, representing a -18.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.59 and a 4.4% 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. ( SPG ) and Public Storage ( PSA ). MFA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.8. Zacks Investment Research reports MFA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -.55%, compared to an industry average of -5.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MFA Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MFA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MFA as a top-10 holding:

The top-performing ETF of this group is REM with an decrease of -22.24% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MFA at 4.39%.