MFA Financial, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Preferred Dividend of $0.53125

Nov 20, 2012, 08:30 ET from MFA Financial, Inc.

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:  MFA) announced today that in accordance with the terms of its 8.50% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock, the Board of Directors has declared a preferred stock dividend of $0.53125 per share for the quarter ending December 31, 2012.  This dividend is payable on December 31, 2012, to preferred stockholders of record as of December 3, 2012.

MFA is a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the business of investment, on a leveraged basis, in Agency and Non-Agency residential mortgage-backed securities.

CONTACT: MFA Investor Relations

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