Zacks.com, the online unit of Zacks Investment Research Inc., Chicago, has placed MFA Mortgage Investments Inc., a New York-based real estate investment trust, on its #5 Rank List -- Stocks to Sell Now.Zacks noted that the REIT's chief executive officer, Stewart Zimmerman, recently predicted an operating profit of $0.05 per share for the fourth quarter. "Three of the four covering analysts reacted by cutting their predictions for full-year earnings," Zacks reported. "The current consensus estimate for 2005 earnings of 33 cents per share is 10 cents less than the forecast of three months ago." Zacks can be found online at http://www.zacks.com.

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