MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

A real estate investment trust engaged in the business of investing, on a leveraged basis, in mortgage-backed securities.

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Top MFA Bull/Bear Pitches

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fcfroic (74.88)
Submitted March 11, 2010

This is a mortgage REIT which has both agency MBS's and non-agency MBS's. This is a unique hybrid strategy. The agency MBS provide an opportunity to access liquidity if needed; the Treasury has purchased agency MBS's in order to maintain liquidity in… More

Afropuffashion (< 20)
Submitted April 16, 2008

Fellow fools, there is a bottom, below this bottom, and I have seen it. In the next few months foreclosures, bank failures, and fear of the unknown will drive down the value of this stock. This stock could go to $1 dollar on a bear run.

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Member Avatar TSIF (99.97) Submitted: 9/9/2016 9:19:22 AM : Outperform Start Price: $2.58 MFA Score: +40.46

NOT a recommendation at this time.
Re-upp from a 5 year hold to reset the funky colored out of date.

Part of long running dividend reinvestment observation.

When investing in high paying dividend stocks, attempt low entry during a love/hate cycle. Beware of companies that pay high dividends, but issue stocks and borrow to pay them. REIT's by tax code have to pay out so much revenue in dividends that they have nothing left to reinvest.

Continuing with a 5 Year hold. Dividend reinvestment on this one should "beat" the markets after 5 years...

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Member Avatar LarkinSoft (99.85) Submitted: 10/12/2015 11:49:57 AM : Outperform Start Price: $5.65 MFA Score: -4.52

High institutional ownership, great P/E, low price, and high dividend yield.

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Member Avatar PayMeDivs (< 20) Submitted: 3/12/2014 7:04:12 PM : Outperform Start Price: $5.21 MFA Score: -3.34

dividend

Leaderboard

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Score Leader

LimpingOx

LimpingOx (72.72) Score: +340.88

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in MFA.

Top
Pick
Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
LimpingOx 72.72 3/13/2008 Outperform NS $1.35 +462.29% +121.41% +340.88 0 Comment
MIguy 35.17 3/28/2008 4/29/2008 Outperform 3M $1.37 +456.73% +120.14% +336.60 0 Comment
xnighterror 48.11 3/31/2008 Outperform 1Y $1.38 +449.50% +121.49% +328.01 0 Comment
karlm26 64.25 3/31/2008 Outperform 3Y $1.42 +436.56% +119.56% +317.00 0 Comment
UVAFool 85.53 8/19/2008 Outperform NS $1.43 +433.96% +127.08% +306.88 0 Comment
anywater < 20 4/15/2008 Outperform 1Y $1.45 +425.63% +118.96% +306.67 0 Comment
smmullen47 < 20 4/3/2008 Outperform 1Y $1.47 +417.83% +112.66% +305.17 0 Comment
Michaelshawn < 20 4/1/2008 Outperform 3W $1.46 +420.20% +117.53% +302.67 0 Comment
gfpeak4861 < 20 4/1/2008 Outperform 3Y $1.46 +420.20% +117.53% +302.67 0 Comment
fosterg09 < 20 4/9/2008 Outperform NS $1.49 +411.53% +114.67% +296.86 0 Comment

Wall Street

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Player Name Player
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
S&P
Gain
Score End Date Commentary
TrackJimCramer 85.34 5/10/2016 Underperform 3W $5.97 +27.56% +34.52% +6.96 0 Comment
TrackEvercorePar < 20 7/11/2013 Outperform NS $4.86 +56.47% +67.80% -11.33 0 Comment
TrackWellsFargo 88.42 11/16/2012 Outperform NS $3.99 +90.76% +106.34% -15.58 0 Comment
TrackRonBaron 79.26 6/30/2010 Outperform NS $2.91 +19.83% +23.13% -3.30 12/31/2010 @ $3.49 0 Comment
TrackJefferies 77.14 3/4/2010 Outperform NS $7.30 -0.68% +2.90% -3.58 3/12/2010 @ $7.25 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 90.79 9/9/2009 Outperform NS $2.12 +258.79% +173.54% +85.25 0 Comment
TrackSterneAgee 84.55 9/30/2008 Outperform NS $1.31 +479.32% +151.33% +327.99 0 Comment
TrackKBW 89.52 5/29/2008 Outperform NS $1.65 +359.93% +109.16% +250.77 0 Comment
TrackDeutscheSec 88.35 2/12/2008 Outperform NS $2.42 +215.01% +115.38% +99.63 0 Comment
TrackStifel 91.97 2/1/2008 Outperform NS $2.32 +228.67% +111.86% +116.81 0 Comment
TrackSchneider 88.43 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $1.75 +334.61% +92.55% +242.06 2 Comments
TrackFBRCapitalM 88.50 9/19/2007 Outperform NS $1.83 +316.94% +92.42% +224.52 0 Comment
TrackBearStearns < 20 9/19/2007 Outperform NS $4.08 +78.33% -10.00% +88.33 4/17/2012 @ $7.28 0 Comment
TrackJPMorgan 88.70 8/16/2007 Outperform NS $4.27 +66.46% -15.01% +81.47 4/30/2010 @ $7.11 0 Comment
TrackJMP 83.23 6/14/2007 Outperform NS $1.57 +385.30% +94.95% +290.35 0 Comment
TrackRBCCapMkts 87.06 2/20/2007 Outperform NS $1.57 +385.21% +104.47% +280.73 0 Comment

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