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

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA): $13.31

0.07 (+0.53%)

POWR Rating

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  • MFA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 84.89% of US stocks.
  • MFA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • MFA ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

MFA Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Mfa Financial Inc is higher than it is for about 98.25% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Mfa Financial Inc comes in at -184.01%, a number that bests only 0.26% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Mfa Financial Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -94.71%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 4.21% 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 BBDC, NAVI, BCS, BLX, and CHMI.
  • Visit MFA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

MFA Valuation Summary

  • MFA's price/earnings ratio is 8.4; this is 77.63% lower than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • Over the past 240 months, MFA's price/sales ratio has gone down 8.9.
  • Over the past 240 months, MFA's price/sales ratio has gone down 8.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MFA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MFA 2021-09-02 5.6 0.8 8.4 19.8
MFA 2021-09-01 5.6 0.8 8.4 19.8
MFA 2021-08-31 5.6 0.8 8.4 19.7
MFA 2021-08-30 5.5 0.8 8.3 19.7
MFA 2021-08-27 5.6 0.8 8.4 19.8
MFA 2021-08-26 5.5 0.8 8.2 19.6

MFA Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -67.81%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 23.51%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -74.29%.
Over the past 15 months, MFA's revenue has gone up $930,139,000.

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
2021-12-31 451.883 120.293 295.995
2021-09-30 430.006 130.717 297.69
2021-06-30 378.505 78.348 252.388
2021-03-31 450.129 49.347 282.327
2020-12-31 -537.876 38.396 -709.186
2020-09-30 -478.256 78.93 -649.914

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)

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MFA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $13.31 52-week high $19.60
Prev. close $13.24 52-week low $12.92
Day low $13.12 Volume 770,940
Day high $13.40 Avg. volume 1,346,241
50-day MA $14.79 Dividend yield 13.26%
200-day MA $17.26 Market Cap 1.36B

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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MFA Financial Q4 earnings reflect loan portfolio's market value decrease

MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA) stock is falling 2.2% after Q4 earnings missed consensus as the Fed's impending shift in monetary policy is hurting the fair value of its loan portfolio. Q4 EPS of $0.08 missed the average analyst estimate of $0.11 and fell from $0.17, excluding a $0.10 gain related to the...

Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) CEO Craig Knutson on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Q4 2021 Results Conference Call February 23, 2022 10:00 AM ET Company Participants Hal Schwartz - SVP, General Counsel and Secretary Craig Knutson - CEO and President Steve Yarad - CFO Gudmundur Kristjansson - Co-Chief Investment Officer Bryan Wulfsohn - Co-Chief Investment Officer Conference Call Participants...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 23, 2022

MFA Financial (MFA) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the MFA Financial, Inc. fourth quarter 2021 earnings call. When used, statements that are not historical in nature, including those containing words such as will, believe, expect, anticipate, estimate, should, could, would or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

MFA Financial (MFA) Q4 Earnings Miss Estimates

MFA Financial (MFA) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -27.27% and 27.54%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Results

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) today provided its financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2021.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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MFA Price Returns

1-mo -2.49%
3-mo -9.00%
6-mo -13.77%
1-year -8.54%
3-year -30.58%
5-year -24.61%
YTD -18.58%
2021 27.71%
2020 -40.87%
2019 27.54%
2018 -5.85%
2017 14.30%

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