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MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 10, 2013

MFA Financial, Inc. ( MFA ) 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. ( SPG ) and American Tower Corporation (REIT) ( AMT ). 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 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:

  • iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF ( REM )
  • PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF ( KBWD )
  • First Trust Exchange-Traded Fund VI Multi-Asset Diversified In ( MDIV )
  • iShares Morningstar Small Value Index Fund ( JKL ).

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%.

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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