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America First Mortgage Investments, Inc. (MFA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

America First Mortgage Investments, Inc. ( MFA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.2 per share scheduled for January 31, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MFA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -4.76% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $8.39, the dividend yield is 9.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MFA was $8.39, representing a -4.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $8.77 and a 26.17% increase over the 52 week low of $6.65.

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 $.83. Zacks Investment Research reports MFA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -16.29%, compared to an industry average of -6%.

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:

  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage REITs Index Fund ( REM )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKL with an increase of 9% over the last 100 days. KBWD has the highest percent weighting of MFA at 4.44%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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