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MFA Financial Inc Stock Forecast NYSE:MFA

$4.65 (-0.21%)

Volume: 3M

Closed: Oct 15, 2021

Hollow Logo Score: -0.446

MFA Financial Inc Stock Forecast

$4.65 (-0.21%)

Volume: 3M

Closed: Oct 15, 2021

Score Hollow Logo -0.446
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Stop-loss: $4.42 (-4.92%)
Earnings Date: Nov 03, 2021
Key Stats
P/E Ratio 8.14
Beta 1.24
Trailing Dividend Rate 7.32% ($0.34)
* StockInvest.us uses dynamically calculated RSI max/min levels to determine when stock is oversold or overbought based on historical behavior.
RSImin/max Values: [ 25 - 75 ] RSI14 is 38 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

Evaluation of MFA Financial Inc stock downgraded after the last trading session.
(Updated on Oct 15, 2021)


Buy or Hold candidate since 2021-10-04 Gain 0.87%

The MFA Financial Inc stock price fell by -0.21% on the last day (Friday, 15th Oct 2021) from $4.66 to $4.65. and has now fallen 3 days in a row. During the day the stock fluctuated 1.72% from a day low at $4.65 to a day high of $4.73. The price has been going up and down for this period, and there has been a 0.87% gain for the last 2 weeks. Volume has increased on the last day by 1 million shares but on falling prices. This may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly over the next couple of days. In total, 3 million shares were bought and sold for approximately $13.43 million.

The stock is moving within a horizontal trend and further movements within this trend can be expected. Given the current horizontal trend, you can expect MFA Financial Inc stock with a 90% probability to be traded between $4.60 and $4.87 at the end of this 3-month period. A break of a horizontal trend is often followed by a large increase in the volume, and stocks seldom manage to go directly from the bottom of a trend up to the top. Stocks turning up in the middle of a horizontal trend are therefore considered to be potential runners.

Signals & Forecast

There are mixed signals in the stock today. The MFA Financial Inc stock holds a buy signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, the long-term average holds a general sell signal. Since the longterm average is above the short-term average there is a general sell signal in the stock giving a more negative forecast for the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the long-term moving average at $4.67. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the short-term average at $4.64. A break-up through the long-term average will give another buy signal, while a fall below the short-term average will add another sell signal and strengthen the general signal. Furthermore, there is currently a sell signal from the 3 month Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD). Volume rose on falling prices yesterday. This may be an early warning and the stock should be followed more closely. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Thursday, September 30, 2021, and so far it has risen 1.75%. Further rise is indicated until a new top pivot has been found.

Support, Risk & Stop-loss

MFA Financial Inc finds support from accumulated volume at $4.64 and this level may hold a buying opportunity as an upwards reaction can be expected when the support is being tested.

In general the stock tends to have very controlled movements and with good liquidity the risk is considered very low in this stock. During the last day, the stock moved $0.0800 between high and low, or 1.72%. For the last week the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.64%.

Our recommended stop-loss: $4.42 (-4.92%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. There is a buy signal from a pivot bottom found 11 days ago.)

Is MFA Financial Inc stock A Buy?

MFA Financial Inc holds several positive signals, but we still don't find these to be enough for a buy candidate. At the current level, it should be considered as a hold candidate (hold or accumulate) in this position whilst awaiting further development. Due to some small weaknesses in the technical picture we have downgraded our analysis conclusion for this stock since the last evaluation from a Buy to a Hold/Accumulate candidate.

Current score: -0.446

Predicted Opening Price for MFA Financial Inc of Monday, October 18, 2021

The predicted opening price is based on yesterday's movements between high, low, and the closing price.

Fair opening price October 18, 2021 Current price
$4.68 $4.65 (Undervalued)
Hold/Accumulate Downgraded

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Analyst Ratings

On May 25, 2021 "Royal Bank of Canada" gave "Sector Perform" rating for MFA. The price target was changed from $4.00 to $4.50.

Volatility and Risk
Daily Average Volatility: 1.64 %
Overall Risk: Very High High Medium Low Very Low
Volatility
1.64 %
Daily Average Volatility
Overall Risk

Very High
High
Medium
Low
Very Low

Support & Resistance

Resistance: $4.67
Price: $4.65
Support: $4.64

MFA Insider Trading Show all Trades

INSIDER POWER

3.676

Last 100 transactions
Buy: 3 900 013 | Sell: 1 060 981 (Shares)
Date Action Amount Person Type
Jan 15, 2021 Sell 122 500 Knutson Craig L Phantom Shares
Jan 15, 2021 Sell 18 000 Yarad Stephen D. Phantom Shares
Jan 15, 2021 Sell 45 000 Wulfsohn Bryan Phantom Shares
Jan 15, 2021 Sell 45 000 Kristjansson Gudmundur Phantom Shares
Jan 15, 2021 Sell 15 000 Meyers Terence B Phantom Shares
Show all Insider Trades
INSIDER POWER

3.676

Last 100 transactions
Buy: 3 900 013 | Sell: 1 060 981 (Shares)

Fibonacci Support & Resistance Levels

Level Price Change
Resistance 4.76 2.29 %
4.73 1.64 %
4.71 1.23 %
Current price: 4.65
Support 4.65 -0.0837 %
4.63 -0.49 %
4.60 -1.15 %

Accumulated Volume Support & Resistance Levels

Level Price Chg %
Resistance 4.72 1.51 %
4.68 0.65 %
4.67 0.43 %
Current price 4.65
Support 4.64 -0.22%
4.60 -1.08%
4.58 -1.51%

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About MFA Financial Inc

MFA Financial, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company invests in residential mortgage assets, including agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS), and residential whole loans, and credit risk transfer securities. Its MBS are secured by hybrid mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, and 15-year and longer term fixed-rate mortgages, as well as by mortgages that have interest rates that re... Read more

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