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MFA Financial declares Special Dividend

  •  MFA Financial (MFA) declares $0.28/share Special Dividend
  • Payable Aug 30
  • For shareholders of record Aug. 12
  • Ex-div Aug. 8
Comments (3)
  • stumacado
    , contributor
    Comments (2) | Send Message
    Shouldn't the ex-div date be Aug. 8th or 9th given the record date of Aug 12th?
    1 Aug 2013, 09:17 AM Reply Like
  • nancybelknap
    , contributor
    Comments (17) | Send Message
    Sold my $
    ARR today and bought $MFA. Did I make a mistake? Please comment.
    1 Aug 2013, 05:48 PM Reply Like
  • AllStreets
    , contributor
    Comments (1018) | Send Message
    Why sell ARR? Just buy some puts at the 4 or 5 strike prices to hedge holdings. They pay a juicy dividend monthly and that's the only reason to own them, not for capital gains.
    1 Aug 2013, 09:57 PM Reply Like
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