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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.24
MFA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 632 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. MFA: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MFA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 4.91 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.22
MFA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. MFA: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MFA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.22
0.09
0.32
Interest Coverage 1.71
MFA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 603 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. MFA: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MFA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.71
0.03
2.12
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
9.46%
8.77%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 84.97
MFA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 666 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.26 vs. MFA: 84.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MFA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.33  Med: 87.79 Max: 92.09
Current: 84.97
16.33
92.09
Net-margin (%) 84.97
MFA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 667 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 38.29 vs. MFA: 84.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MFA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.33  Med: 87.79 Max: 92.09
Current: 84.97
16.33
92.09
ROE (%) 9.63
MFA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 673 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. MFA: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MFA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.21  Med: 9.12 Max: 15.18
Current: 9.63
-0.21
15.18
ROA (%) 2.31
MFA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 678 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. MFA: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MFA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 2.38 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.31
0.11
3.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
MFA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 470 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MFA: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.3  Med: -2.60 Max: 62.6
Current: -1.5
-39.3
62.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
MFA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 428 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. MFA: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.5  Med: 6.15 Max: 40.6
Current: -3
-31.5
40.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.60
MFA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 353 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MFA: -3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.4  Med: 1.40 Max: 62.6
Current: -3.6
-37.4
62.6
» MFA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

MFA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

RS Investment Management 2,767,352 sh (+5.62%)
Chuck Royce 692,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Smith 931,812 sh (-0.02%)
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Q3 2015

MFA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

David Dreman 2,471 sh (New)
Jim Simons 286,600 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,857,952 sh (+3.27%)
Donald Smith 932,061 sh (+0.03%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q4 2015

MFA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Donald Smith 5,842,272 sh (+526.81%)
Jim Simons 795,800 sh (+177.67%)
RS Investment Management 3,435,912 sh (+20.22%)
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q1 2016

MFA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 425 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,945,900 sh (+144.52%)
Donald Smith 5,562,507 sh (-4.79%)
RS Investment Management 1,666,560 sh (-51.50%)
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Preferred stocks of MFA Financial Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MFAPRB25.007.50Pfd Shs Series -B-
MFAPRACL55.736.308.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock

Business Description

Industry: REITs » REIT - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:M4Z.Germany,
MFA Financial Inc is engaged in real estate finance business. It invests, on a leveraged basis, in residential Agency and Non-Agency mortgage-backed security.

MFA Financial Inc was incorporated in Maryland on July 24, 1997. Its a real estate investment trust. The Company through its subsidiaries engaged in the real estate finance business. The Company invests in residential mortgage assets, including Agency MBS, Non-Agency MBS, residential whole loans and CRT securities. Its business objective is to deliver shareholder value through the generation of distributable income and through asset performance linked to residential mortgage credit fundamentals. The Company selectively invests in residential mortgage assets with a focus on credit analysis, projected prepayment rates, interest rate sensitivity and expected return. It competes with financial institutions, such as banks, savings and loan institutions, life insurance companies, institutional investors, including mutual funds and pension funds, hedge funds, other mortgage-REITs as well as the U.S. Federal Reserve as part of its monetary policy activities. The Company's business is subject to regulation by federal and state governmental authorities, self-regulatory organizations and securities exchanges.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 8.85
MFA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. MFA: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MFA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 9.49 Max: 224.67
Current: 8.85
5.78
224.67
Forward P/E 9.71
MFA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 208 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. MFA: 9.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.85
MFA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 565 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.09 vs. MFA: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MFA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 9.36 Max: 224.67
Current: 8.85
5.78
224.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.15
MFA's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
79% of the 258 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.08 vs. MFA: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MFA' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 8.76 Max: 222.37
Current: 7.15
6.07
222.37
P/B 0.91
MFA's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 663 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. MFA: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MFA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.91
0.67
1.44
P/S 7.13
MFA's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 651 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. MFA: 7.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MFA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.97  Med: 8.06 Max: 57.78
Current: 7.13
4.97
57.78
PFCF 9.69
MFA's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 240 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. MFA: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MFA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 8.78 Max: 12.46
Current: 9.69
5.12
12.46
POCF 9.64
MFA's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 548 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.27 vs. MFA: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MFA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 8.67 Max: 33.91
Current: 9.64
2.64
33.91
EV-to-EBIT 9.93
MFA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 567 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. MFA: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MFA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -931.9  Med: 10.50 Max: 120.8
Current: 9.93
-931.9
120.8
EV-to-EBITDA 9.90
MFA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 589 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. MFA: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MFA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.10 Max: 37.1
Current: 9.9
3
37.1
Shiller P/E 9.29
MFA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 184 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. MFA: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MFA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.35  Med: 10.45 Max: 13.03
Current: 9.29
6.35
13.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 11.44
MFA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MFA: 11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MFA' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 11.32 Max: 15.72
Current: 11.44
2.56
15.72
Dividend Payout 1.01
MFA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 649 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. MFA: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MFA' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.94
Current: 1.01
0.34
2.94
Dividend Growth (3y) -6.70
MFA's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
82% of the 359 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MFA: -6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MFA' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.2  Med: 2.80 Max: 67.7
Current: -6.7
-42.2
67.7
Forward Dividend Yield 11.44
MFA's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. MFA: 11.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.52
MFA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 840 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. MFA: 9.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MFA' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 9.42 Max: 13.09
Current: 9.52
2.13
13.09
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
MFA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 410 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -6.70 vs. MFA: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MFA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -93.7  Med: -25.90 Max: -1.3
Current: -1.3
-93.7
-1.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.91
MFA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 654 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. MFA: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MFA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.91
0.65
1.32
Price/Projected FCF 0.52
MFA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 240 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MFA: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MFA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.58
Current: 0.52
0.48
2.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.89
MFA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 527 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MFA: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MFA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.91 Max: 7.06
Current: 0.89
0.49
7.06
Price/Graham Number 0.60
MFA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 498 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. MFA: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MFA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.62 Max: 3.16
Current: 0.6
0.41
3.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.10
MFA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 639 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MFA: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MFA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.30 Max: 25.9
Current: 10.1
0.8
25.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.90
MFA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 358 Companies
in the Global REIT - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. MFA: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MFA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.9  Med: 4.70 Max: 36.3
Current: 8.9
-33.9
36.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $363.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.79
Beta0.59
Short Percentage of Float3.00%
52-Week Range $5.61 - 7.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)371.07

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.72 0.64
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.72 0.64
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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