MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA): Price and Financial Metrics

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA): $11.13

0.04 (-0.36%)

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MFA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.13 52-week high $11.90
Prev. close $11.17 52-week low $8.41
Day low $11.03 Volume 768,700
Day high $11.21 Avg. volume 864,005
50-day MA $11.28 Dividend yield 12.93%
200-day MA $10.68 Market Cap 1.13B

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  • MFA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 90.78% of US stocks.
  • MFA's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • MFA's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 18.42% of US stocks).

MFA Stock Summary

  • For MFA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.19% of US equities we're observing.
  • As for revenue growth, note that MFA's revenue has grown -1,231.51% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 0.07% of US companies in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for MFA comes in at -97.94% -- higher than that of just 4.42% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to MFA FINANCIAL INC, a group of peers worth examining would be BKCC, WHF, ABR, CFFN, and CSWC.
  • MFA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit MFA FINANCIAL INC's official web site, go to

MFA Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Real Estate stock, MFA's price/earnings ratio is 204.05% lower, now standing at -32.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, MFA's price/earnings ratio has gone down 42.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MFA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MFA 2023-12-29 5.3 0.6 -32.1 -3040.7
MFA 2023-12-28 5.3 0.6 -32.6 -3047.1
MFA 2023-12-27 5.5 0.6 -33.6 -3058.5
MFA 2023-12-26 5.5 0.7 -33.7 -3060.6
MFA 2023-12-22 5.5 0.6 -33.4 -3057.1
MFA 2023-12-21 5.5 0.6 -33.6 -3058.8

MFA Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -32.71%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 158.5%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -29.31%.
Over the past 52 months, MFA's revenue has gone down $483,053,000.

The table below shows MFA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 -66.947 366.077 -264.456
2022-09-30 -19.329 372.789 -227.043
2022-06-30 159.128 233.62 -39.514
2022-03-31 302.88 229.688 127.567
2021-12-31 451.883 120.293 295.995
2021-09-30 430.006 130.717 297.69

MFA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • MFA has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.48% of graded US stocks.
  • MFA's asset turnover comes in at 0.053 -- ranking 299th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • WMC, RWT, and MITT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with MFA.

The table below shows MFA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.053 1 0.027
2021-03-31 0.063 1 0.029
2020-12-31 -0.065 1 -0.052
2020-09-30 -0.048 1 -0.039
2020-06-30 -0.042 1 -0.033
2020-03-31 -0.041 1 -0.029

MFA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of MFA, see our MFA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $4.80 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Company Bio

MFA Financial, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) which invests in residential agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), and residential whole loans in the United States (the U.S.). Its MBS are secured by hybrid mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, and 15-year and longer term fixed-rate mortgages, as well as by mortgages that have interest rates that reset more frequently. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in New York City, New York.

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Below are the latest news stories about MFA FINANCIAL INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate MFA as an investment opportunity.

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights Ladder Capital, MFA Financial and ACRES Commercial Realty

Ladder Capital, MFA Financial and ACRES Commercial Realty have been highlighted in this Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | December 21, 2023

3 mREIT Stocks to Buy Despite Unsettling Mortgage Market

High rates, credit spread volatility, spread widening and yield curve inversion challenge the Zacks REIT and Equity Trust industry. Amid this, LADR, MFA and ACR are poised to navigate industry hiccups.

Yahoo | December 20, 2023

MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Appointment of Bryan Doran as Chief Accounting Officer

NEW YORK, December 14, 2023--MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) announced today that it has appointed Bryan Doran to the position of Chief Accounting Officer. In his new role, Mr. Doran will work closely with MFA’s Chief Financial Officer, Michael Roper, to help oversee financial reporting and other accounting matters at the company.

Yahoo | December 14, 2023

Analyst Initiates Coverage On 8 Mortgage REITs

When analysts initiate coverage on a stock, it means they will begin to provide research on it and make investment recommendations for it for the first time. It typically leads to an increase in trading volume and interest among investors. It can help shares of those stocks to move higher. Typically, analysts initiate coverage on two or three similar stocks at a time. But consider this somewhat unusual scenario where a single analyst initiated coverage on eight different mortgage real estate inv

Yahoo | December 6, 2023

Analysts Slashing Price Targets During A Quiet Week

Thanksgiving week is usually quiet yet positive for stocks, and 2023 was no exception. Still, despite recent gains in the real estate investment trust (REIT) sector, analysts were busy sharpening their Thanksgiving knives this week on the price targets of several REITs. Take a look at four REITs whose current ratings were maintained this week but still experienced significant carvings on their price targets. NetSTREIT Corp. (NYSE:NTST) is a Dallas-based retail REIT with 547 properties across 45

Yahoo | November 24, 2023

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MFA Price Returns

1-mo -3.55%
3-mo 10.09%
6-mo 8.38%
1-year 17.36%
3-year 11.04%
5-year -22.59%
YTD -1.24%
2023 30.66%
2022 -31.75%
2021 27.71%
2020 -40.87%
2019 27.54%

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