Dividends, Acquisitions, Conference Participations, and Announcements - Research Report on Spirit Realty Capital, Newcastle,

   Dividends, Acquisitions, Conference Participations, and Announcements -
Research Report on Spirit Realty Capital, Newcastle, ARCP, MFA Financial, and
                              Chimera Investment

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NEW YORK, September 12, 2013

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Spirit
Realty Capital, Inc. (NYSE: SRC), Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE: NCT),
American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP), MFA Financial, Inc.
(NYSE: MFA), and Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM). Today's readers
may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets,
industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. Research Report

On September 5, 2013, Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (Spirit Realty Capital)
announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of
approximately 0.18 cents per share daily for the period from July 17, 2013
through September 30, 2013. This dividend is payable on October 15, 2013, to
preferred stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 30,
2013. In the same release, Spirit Realty Capital also announced that it
projects 2014 adjusted funds from operations (AFFO) per share for the
post-merger company to be in the range of $0.77 to $0.82. Spirit Realty
Capital stated that this AFFO guidance equates to net earnings before any
gains or losses from the sale of real estate, impairment charges and other
items related to capital transactions of $0.09 to $0.14 per share plus $0.66
per share of expected real estate depreciation and amortization as well as
approximately $0.02 per share related to non-cash items and real estate
transaction costs. The Full Research Report on Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-09/SRC]

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Newcastle Investment Corp. Research Report

On September 4, 2013, Newcastle Investment Corp. (Newcastle) announced that it
has acquired Dow Jones Local Media Group (Local Media Group) from News Corp
for $87 million. According to Newcastle, the Company made a total equity
investment of $54 million, including transaction expenses, and financed the
remainder of the purchase price with $33 million of debt. Newcastle, owner of
approximately 52% of GateHouse Media, Inc.'s $1.2 billion of debt, stated that
the Local Media Group operations will be managed by GateHouse, an affiliate of
Fortress Investment Group, Newcastle's manager. The Full Research Report on
Newcastle Investment Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-09/NCT]

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American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. Research Report

On September 9, 2013, American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (ARCP)
announced that the Company will participate in BMO Capital Markets' 8^th
Annual North American Real Estate Conference. According to ARCP, the
conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois from September 16 to September
17, 2013. The Full Research Report on American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.
- including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-09/ARCP]

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MFA Financial, Inc. Research Report

On August 22, 2013, MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA Financial) announced that its
Board of Directors has declared a preferred stock dividend of c.$0.47 per
share for its 7.50% Series B Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock for the
quarter ending September 30, 2013. According to MFA Financial, the preferred
stock dividend is payable on September 30, 2013, to preferred shareholders of
record as on September 5, 2013. The Full Research Report on MFA Financial,
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-09/MFA]

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Chimera Investment Corporation Research Report

On September 3, 2013, Chimera Investment Corporation (Chimera Investment)
announced that it has received an extension for continued listing and trading
of the Company's stock on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). According to
Chimera Investment, the extension granted provides the Company until January
31, 2014 to file its 2012 Annual Report on Form 10-K with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. The Company also informed that trading of the Company's
shares on the NYSE will remain unaffected during the extension period.
Additionally, the Company stated that it continues to work diligently to
complete the ongoing work towards becoming current on all of its filings
required under applicable securities laws. The Full Research Report on Chimera
Investment Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-09-09/CIM]

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