Closing Figures: MFA Financial Inc (MFA)’s Positive Finish at 10.80, Up 0.84

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After finishing at $10.71 in the prior trading day, MFA Financial Inc (NYSE: MFA) closed at $10.80, up 0.84%. In other words, the price has increased by $0.84 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.7 million shares were traded. MFA stock price reached its highest trading level at $10.84 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $10.72.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of MFA by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 2.08 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 6.25. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 4.63 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 4.63.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Keefe Bruyette on December 13, 2023, Upgraded its rating to Outperform and sets its target price to $12 from $11.25 previously.

On December 06, 2023, UBS started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $12.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, MFA now has a Market Capitalization of 1102485632 and an Enterprise Value of 9525203968. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.41 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.59. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 49.578.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, MFA has reached a high of $11.90, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $8.41. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -1.72%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 1.21%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 689.70K shares per day over the past 3-months and 603820 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 101.92M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 100.97M. Insiders hold about 1.09% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 63.65% stake in the company. Shares short for MFA as of 1713139200 were 2044931 with a Short Ratio of 2.96, compared to 1710460800 on 2037323. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 2044931 and a Short% of Float of 2.02.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, MFA’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.4, compared to 1.40 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.13071895The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 13.67.

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