West Family Investments INC Cut Mfa Finl INC (MFA) Stake by $3.60 Million as Market Value Declined

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.41, from 0.99 in 2018Q2. It increased, as 25 investors sold MFA shares while 55 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 335.48 million shares or 15.86% more from 289.55 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. The New York-based Citigroup Inc has invested 0% in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 26,176 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Qs Investors Llc holds 483 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported 10.33 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Moreover, Aperio Gp Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.07% invested in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA). Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky owns 116,274 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Art Advisors accumulated 117,400 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership accumulated 490 shares. Moreover, Highlander Capital Mgmt Ltd Com has 0.03% invested in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) for 6,555 shares. Wellington Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.01% in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) or 3.36 million shares. Moreover, Laurion Capital Mgmt Lp has 0.03% invested in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA). Commonwealth Comml Bank Of Aus holds 73,700 shares. Qcm Cayman Ltd holds 0.48% of its portfolio in MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) for 19,759 shares. Strategic Advsr Limited Liability Corp accumulated 50,451 shares. Sei Invests stated it has 435,453 shares.

Since November 8, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $99,400 activity.

West Family Investments Inc decreased its stake in Mfa Finl Inc (MFA) by 37.33% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. West Family Investments Inc sold 450,039 shares as the company’s stock declined 9.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 755,381 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2018Q3, valued at $6.62 million, down from 1.21 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. West Family Investments Inc who had been investing in Mfa Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.18B market cap company. The stock increased 0.28% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $7.07. About 443,024 shares traded. MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) has declined 12.44% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.44% the S&P500.

Analysts await MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.17 EPS, down 29.17 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.24 per share. MFA’s profit will be $76.42M for 10.40 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual EPS reported by MFA Financial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.53 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Invest With A Purpose, 7.58% Preferred Share – Seeking Alpha” on May 20, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “MFA Financial plans 50M-share public offering, shares fall after-hours – Seeking Alpha” published on August 02, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “11.6% Dividend Yield Plus Upside From The Discount To Net Asset Value – Seeking Alpha” on November 05, 2018. More interesting news about MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “MFA Financial Is A Buy, But Their 7.5% Preferred Share Jumps Up To A Hold – Seeking Alpha” published on November 21, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For December 17, 2018 – Benzinga” with publication date: December 17, 2018.

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering MFA Financial (NYSE:MFA), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. MFA Financial had 3 analyst reports since July 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, July 23 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Market Outperform” rating by JMP Securities on Monday, December 17.

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) Institutional Positions Chart

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