MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE:MFA) went down by -1.29% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $4.90. The company’s stock price has collected -2.14% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/26/21 that MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Dividends on Series B Preferred Stock and Series C Preferred Stock
Is It Worth Investing in MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE :MFA) Right Now?
MFA Financial Inc. (NYSE:MFA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 8.31 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MFA is at 1.77. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for MFA Financial Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $4.80, which is $0.22 above the current price. MFA currently public float of 438.22M and currently shorts hold a 2.14% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MFA was 3.31M shares.
MFA’s Market Performance
MFA stocks went down by -2.14% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.08% and a quarterly performance of 0.44%, while its annual performance rate touched 60.14%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.03% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.97% for MFA Financial Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.35% for MFA stocks with a simple moving average of 7.24% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MFA
JMP Securities gave a rating of “Mkt Outperform” to MFA, setting the target price at $3.50 in the report published on August 24th of the previous year.
MFA Trading at -1.38% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MFA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.53% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.97%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.03%, as shares sank -0.65% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.22% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MFA fell by -2.14%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +19.27% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $4.69. In addition, MFA Financial Inc. saw 17.74% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for MFA
Equity return is now at value 9.90, with 3.50 for asset returns.