Now Is The Time To Bet on MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA)’s Stock

JOSEPHS ROBIN, Director, added 14,000 shares of MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) to its portfolio at the rate of $7.10 per share valuing $99,400 on Nov 08. The insider has now 107,991 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) was $7.12. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $7.16, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $7.19. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $7.09 and a 2nd Support Level at $7.05. MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) stock has lost -$0.06, or -0.84%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.19, or -2.60%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.17, or -2.33%. This year-to-date, MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) shares have gained $0.44, or 6.59%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 450,556 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $3,207,959K. MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) generates $455,680 K in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $301,800 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -8.01%, a 3-Year Total Return of -2.06%, and a 5-year Total Return of -14.53%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -51.22%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.200 per share on 03/28/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 11.27%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.80.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.19 per share. This estimate came from a total of 2 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.19 and the low estimate was $0.18. In the year-ago quarter, MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) generated per-share earnings of $0.17. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +11.76% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 21 insider buys amounting to 946,283 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 468,114 shares. In the past full year, 28 insider purchases were made (involving 1,029,291 shares) and 18 insider sell-offs equivalent to 500,449 shares.

Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 253.51, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 71.71, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 69.73. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 11.90 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 3.37.