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DOCUMENT TYPE SC 13G/A
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Amendment # 1
Name of Issuer: MFA FINANCIAL, INC.
Title of Class
of Securities: Common Stock
CUSIP Number: 55272X102
1) NAME AND I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF REPORTING PERSON
Prudential Financial, Inc. 22-3703799
2.) MEMBER OF A GROUP: (a) N/A
3) SEC USE ONLY:
4) PLACE OF ORGANIZATION: New Jersey
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY REPORTING PERSON WITH:
5) Sole Voting Power: Not
6) Shared Voting Power: Not Applicable
7) Sole Dispositive Power: Not Applicable
8) Shared Dispositive Power: Not Applicable
9) AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED:
10) AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES SHARES: Not Applicable
11) PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9):
12) TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON: HC
ITEM 1(a). NAME OF ISSUER:
MFA FINANCIAL, INC.
ITEM 1(b). ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S EXECUTIVE OFFICES:
MFA FINANCIAL, INC.
350 PARK AVENUE
NEW YORK , NY 10022
ITEM 2(a). NAME OF PERSON FILING:
Prudential Financial, Inc.
ITEM 2(b). ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE:
751 Broad Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102-3777
ITEM 2(c). CITIZENSHIP:
ITEM 2(d). TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES:
ITEM 2(e). CUSIP NUMBER:
ITEM 3. The Person filing this statement is a Parent Holding
defined in Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G) of the Securities
Act of 1934.
ITEM 4. OWNERSHIP:
(a) Number of Shares
Beneficially Owned: Not Applicable
(b) Percent of Class:
(c) Powers No. Of Shares
Sole power to vote or Not Applicable
to direct the vote
Shared power to vote or Not Applicable
to direct the vote
Sole power to dispose or Not Applicable
to direct disposition
Shared power to dispose Not Applicable
or to direct disposition
ITEM 5. OWNERSHIP OF 5% OR LESS OF A CLASS:
Prudential Financial, Inc. through its beneficial ownership of
the Item 7 listed entities has ceased to be deemed the beneficial owner of more
than 5% of the outstanding Common Stock of this issuer.
ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN 5% ON BEHALF OF
ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE
SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING
REPORTED ON BY THE ULTIMATE PARENT COMPANY:
See Exhibit A
ITEM 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF
MEMBERS OF THE GROUP:
ITEM 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP:
ITEM 10. CERTIFICATION:
By signing below, Prudential Financial, Inc. certifies that, to the best of
knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired
and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired
and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or
influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not
and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction
having that purpose or effect.
The filing of this statement should not be construed as an admission that
Prudential Financial, Inc. is, for purposes of Sections 13 or 16 of the
Exchange Act of 1934, the beneficial owner of such shares.
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of its knowledge and
Prudential Financial, Inc. certifies that the information set forth in this
statement is true, complete and correct.
PRUDENTIAL FINANCIAL, INC.
By: Richard Baker
Second Vice President
As of: 8/31/2011
ITEM 6. OWNERSHIP:
ITEM 7. IDENTIFICATION/CLASSIFICATION:
Prudential Financial, Inc. is a Parent Holding Company and the direct or
indirect parent of the following Registered Investment Advisers and Broker
The Prudential Insurance Company of America
Prudential Investment Management, Inc.
Jennison Associates LLC
Prudential Investments LLC
Prudential Private Placement Investors, L.P.
Pruco Securities, LLC
Prudential Investment Management Services LLC
AST Investment Services, Inc.
Prudential Annuities Distributors, Inc.
Quantitative Management Associates LLC
Prudential International Investments Advisers, LLC
Global Portfolio Strategies, Inc.