Technical Commentary on REITs Equities -- Research on MFA Financial, Capstead Mortgage, American Realty Capital Properties, and Lexington Realty Trust

By PR Newswire,  June 10, 2014, 07:30:00 AM EDT


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LONDON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, June 09, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,336.24, up 0.34%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session at 16,943.10, up 0.11% and the S&P 500 closed at 1,951.27, up 0.09%. During the trading session, six out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day 0.36% higher at 307.82, and the index has gained 2.31% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE:MFA), Capstead Mortgage Corp. (NYSE:CMO), American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ:ARCP) and Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP). Free technical research on MFA, CMO, ARCP and LXP can be downloaded upon signing up at:



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On Monday, shares in MFA Financial Inc. declined 0.83%, closing the session at an intra-day low of $8.33. A total of 5.33 million shares were traded, much above its three months average volume of 2.40 million shares. The stock moved between $8.33 and $8.44 during the session. Shares in MFA Financial Inc. have gained 1.34% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.74% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's shares have surged 17.99% from the beginning of 2014. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $7.98 is above its 200-day moving average of $7.55. Furthermore, MFA Financial Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 11.57 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 73.04. Sign up today to read free research on MFA at:



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Shares in Capstead Mortgage Corp. finished flat on Monday, ending the day at the previous day's closing price of $13.27. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.61 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.99 million shares. The company's stock oscillated between $13.27 and $13.35 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.40. Capstead Mortgage Corp.'s stock has advanced 0.91% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.79% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's stock has gained 9.85% since the start of this year. Capstead Mortgage Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $12.86 and $12.36, respectively. Moreover, the company's stock has an RSI of 68.64. Sign up today to read free research on CMO at:



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On Monday, shares in American Realty Capital Properties Inc. recorded a trading volume of 10.37 million shares, below its three months average volume of 12.57 million shares. The stock finished the day at $12.29, which was 0.73% lower its previous day's closing of $12.38, and registered an intraday range of $12.24 and $12.49. American Realty Capital Properties Inc.'s stock has declined 1.44% in the previous three trading sessions, 6.33% in the last one month and 4.37% on YTD basis. American Realty Capital Properties Inc.'s shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $13.11 and $13.25, respectively. Additionally, the company's stock has an RSI of 39.81. Sign up today to read free research on ARCP at:



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Lexington Realty Trust's stock fluctuated between $11.49 and $11.69 before ending Monday's session 1.03% lower at $11.50. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 1.55 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.86 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 208.16. Lexington Realty Trust's stock has advanced 0.70% over the previous three trading sessions and 2.59% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's shares have gained 12.63% on YTD basis. Lexington Realty Trust's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $10.99 and $11.02, respectively. Furthermore, the company's stock has an RSI of 68.92. Sign up today to read free research on LXP at:



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