As on February 19, 2021, MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE: MFA) got off with the flyer as it spiked 4.40% to $4.03. During the day, the stock rose to $4.045 and sunk to $3.88 before settling in for the price of $3.86 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, MFA posted a 52-week range of $0.32-$8.09.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Real Estate sector firm’s annual sales growth was 9.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -0.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 16.20%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $453.32 million, simultaneously with a float of $450.51 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.75 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $3.86, while the 200-day Moving Average is $2.99.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 65 employees. It has generated 11,543,848 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 5,712,576. The stock had 3.77 Receivables turnover and 0.06 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +94.07, operating margin was +48.68 and Pretax Margin of +49.63.
MFA Financial Inc. (MFA) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the REIT – Mortgage industry. MFA Financial Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.50%, in contrast to 58.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Aug 07, this organization’s Sr. VP and Co-CIO bought 37,500 shares at the rate of 2.69, making the entire transaction reach 100,700 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 188,853. Preceding that transaction, on Mar 12, Company’s Executive Vice President bought 15,000 for 6.01, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 90,150. This particular insider is now the holder of 643,441 in total.
MFA Financial Inc. (MFA) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.06) by $0.11. This company achieved a net margin of +49.49 while generating a return on equity of 11.09. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.07 per share during the current fiscal year.
MFA Financial Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 16.20% and is forecasted to reach 0.31 in the upcoming year.
MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE: MFA) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for MFA Financial Inc. (MFA). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.12. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.93.
In the same vein, MFA’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -1.45, a figure that is expected to reach 0.07 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.31 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of MFA Financial Inc. (MFA)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [MFA Financial Inc., MFA], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 3.77 million was lower the volume of 3.92 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 50.00% While, its Average True Range was 0.12.
Raw Stochastic average of MFA Financial Inc. (MFA) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 92.72%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 90.70% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 32.66% that was lower than 35.98% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.