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

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA): $4.65

-0.01 (-0.21%)

POWR Rating

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  • MFA scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 79.83% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for MFA is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 51 weeks.
  • MFA's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 0.2% of US stocks).

MFA Stock Summary

  • For MFA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.3% of US equities we're observing.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Mfa Financial Inc comes in at -179.95%, a number that bests only 0.24% 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 39.09%, greater than the shareholder yield of 94.19% 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 BLX, WVFC, SC, NNI, and HGSH.
  • MFA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Mfa Financial Inc's official 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 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -33.52%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -242.32%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -67.81%.
Over the past 33 months, MFA's revenue has gone down $37,601,000.

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
2021-06-30 378.505 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
2020-06-30 -473.399 186.472 -637.056
2020-03-31 -517.757 191.907 -636.2

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 79.78% of graded US stocks.
  • MFA's asset turnover comes in at 0.053 -- ranking 299th of 446 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 $4.65 52-week high $4.90
Prev. close $4.66 52-week low $2.66
Day low $4.65 Volume 2,891,200
Day high $4.73 Avg. volume 3,578,481
50-day MA $4.66 Dividend yield 8.6%
200-day MA $4.37 Market Cap 2.05B

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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Yahoo | October 15, 2021

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Investors in MFA Financial, Inc. (Symbol: MFA) saw new options become available today, for the December 17th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MFA options chain for the new December 17th contracts and identified one put an

iShook Finance | October 14, 2021

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Yahoo | October 11, 2021

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Louis Navellier and the InvestorPlace Research Staff on InvestorPlace | September 17, 2021

MFA Financial Consensus Indicates Potential 4.8% Upside

MFA Financial with ticker code (MFA) have now 5 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 5.25 and 4.5 with a mean TP of 4.8. With the stocks previous close at 4.58 this indicates there is a potential upside of 4.8%. There is a 50 day moving average of 4.67 and the 200 day MA is 4.46. The market cap for the company is $2,025m. You can visit the company''s website by visiting: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="MFA" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] MFA Financial, through its subsidiaries, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including non-agency mor...

DirectorsTalk | September 16, 2021

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MFA Price Returns

1-mo 3.29%
3-mo 3.75%
6-mo 16.40%
1-year 73.83%
3-year -6.27%
5-year 12.50%
YTD 27.15%
2020 -40.87%
2019 27.54%
2018 -5.85%
2017 14.31%
2016 28.97%

MFA Dividends

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