In recent trading session, MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) saw 1,120,171 shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.57. Company’s recent per share price level of $2.9 trading at -$0.04 or -1.36% at recent trade assigns it a market valuation of $1.33 Billion. That current trading price of MFA’s stock is at a discount of -178.97% from its 52-week high price of $8.09 and is indicating a premium of 88.97% from its 52-week low price of $0.32. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 4.5 Million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 6.23 Million if we extend that period to 3-months.

For MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of Hold while assigning it a mean rating of 2.9. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 6 analysts covering the stock, none rated the stock as a Sell while none recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 5 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 1 see the stock as a Buy. None analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight.

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) trade information

In the face of being in the red today for losing -1.36%, in the last five days MFA remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Wednesday, Oct 14 when the stock touched $3.02-3 price level, adding 3.31% to its value on the day. MFA Financial, Inc.’s shares saw a change of -61.83% in year-to-date performance and have moved 1.74% in past 5-day. MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) showed a performance of 1.74% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 8.97 Million shares which calculate 1.44 days to cover the short interests.

Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $3.13 to the stock, which implies a rise of 7.93% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $3 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $3.5. It follows that stock’s current price would jump +20.69% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of 3.45% for stock’s current value.

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) estimates and forecasts

Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of -0.3% during past 5 years. In 2020, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 16.2% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 5.83%

MFA Dividends

MFA Financial, Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between November 05 and November 05, 2020, and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt. With an annual yield of 6.8%, the share has a forward dividend of 0.2 which implies that company’s dividend yield remained growing in trailing twelve months while having a 5 year average dividend yield of 12.97%.