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

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA): $7.78

-0.38 (-4.66%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where MFA ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 71.84% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MFA is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • MFA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 1.67% of US stocks).

MFA Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for MFA FINANCIAL INC is higher than it is for about 98.08% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for MFA FINANCIAL INC comes in at -57.96%, a number that bests only 3.14% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for MFA comes in at -257.31% -- higher than that of only 2.16% 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 RC, BKCC, NNI, VEL, and CFFN.
  • 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/sales ratio is 6.8; this is 466.67% higher than that of the median Real Estate stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, MFA's price/earnings ratio has gone down 127.6.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for MFA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
MFA 2022-09-20 6.8 0.5 -27.4 -1155.3
MFA 2022-09-19 7.0 0.5 -28.2 -1160.1
MFA 2022-09-16 7.0 0.5 -28.3 -1160.8
MFA 2022-09-15 6.8 0.5 -27.4 -1155.2
MFA 2022-09-14 7.0 0.5 -28.1 -1159.6
MFA 2022-09-13 6.8 0.5 -27.3 -1154.7

MFA Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -13.48%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -15.21%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 53.19%.
Over the past 33 months, MFA's revenue has gone down $272,797,000.

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
2022-06-30 159.128 233.62 -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
2021-06-30 378.505 78.348 252.388
2021-03-31 450.129 49.347 282.327

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 $7.78 52-week high $19.06
Prev. close $8.16 52-week low $7.75
Day low $7.75 Volume 2,007,842
Day high $8.30 Avg. volume 1,451,423
50-day MA $11.16 Dividend yield 21.57%
200-day MA $14.21 Market Cap 791.95M

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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Latest MFA News From Around the Web

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.

Mortgage REIT stocks slump after Invesco Mortgage cuts dividend

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Usually, when one insider buys stock, it might not be a monumental event. But when multiple insiders are buying like...

Yahoo | September 18, 2022

MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Dividend of $0.44 per Share

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular cash dividend for the third quarter of 2022 of $0.44 per share of common stock. The dividend will be paid on October 31, 2022, to common stockholders of record on September 30, 2022.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Are These Mortgage REITs Too Risky Right Now?

A long-standing tenet of investing holds that the greater the risk, the greater the reward. But every investor has a different tolerance for accepting risk. One measure of a stock’s risk is its beta, or how it compares with the entire stock market. A beta of 1.0 is said to be on par with the general market. A beta above 1.0 carries a higher risk, while anything below 1.0 is a lower risk. Mortgage REITs, also known as mREITs, are among the highest-yielding dividend stocks on Wall Street but often

Yahoo | September 6, 2022

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MFA Price Returns

1-mo -25.18%
3-mo -26.65%
6-mo -47.11%
1-year -46.83%
3-year -57.66%
5-year -56.27%
YTD -47.97%
2021 27.71%
2020 -40.87%
2019 27.54%
2018 -5.85%
2017 14.30%

MFA Dividends

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