Stock Price of MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) Increases 1.52%

Stock price performance of MFA Financial, Inc. is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 9% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 3.36% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 24.65% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of MFA Financial, Inc. has a positive value of 11.39 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.62% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.84%.The 200 Day SMA reached 10.62%

MFA Financial, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 61.93 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) has climbed 1.52% in the past week and advanced 0.63% in the last 4 weeks. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.4% in the past week but underperformed the index by 0.27% in the last 4 weeks.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 16, 2015, Ronald A Freydberg (Executive Vice President) purchased 20,000 shares at 6.25 per share price.On Nov 10, 2015, William S Gorin (CEO) purchased 5,000 shares at 6.72 per share price.On Nov 10, 2015, Terence B Meyers (Senior Vice President) purchased 2,100 shares at 6.80 per share price.

MFA Financial Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 3, 2016. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.19.Analysts expectations of $ 70.06.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.20 EPS.

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $7.98 and hit $8.03 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $7.99, with a gain of 0.5% or 0.04 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,942,939 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $8.045 and the company has a market cap of $2,965 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $6.17 .

MFA Mortgage Investments, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the business of investing in mortgage-backed securities. The company also has indirect investment in Lealand Place, a multifamily apartment property located in Lawrenceville, Georgia. In addition, it provides investment advisory services to a third-party institution with respect to their MBS portfolio investments.

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