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MFA Financial posts 4Q profit

NEW YORK (AP) _ MFA Financial Inc. (MFA) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $100.6 million.

On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of 24 cents.

The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $165.9 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $52.4 million.

For the year, the company reported profit of $322.4 million, or 79 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $236.3 million.

MFA Financial shares have declined 10 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has fallen 11 percent in the last 12 months.

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