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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for July 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, July 17th:

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY - Free Report) : This diversified capital management company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.9% over the last 60 days.

Annaly Capital Management Inc Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 17.17%, compared with the industry average of 6.89%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.2%.

Annaly Capital Management Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Legg Mason, Inc. : This investment management company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.5% over the last 60 days.

Legg Mason, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.21%, compared with the industry average of 2.32%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.2%.

Legg Mason, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Great Elm Capital Corporation (GECC - Free Report) : This business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.5% over the last 60 days.

Great Elm Capital Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 24.29%, compared with the industry average of 2.32%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.15%.

Great Elm Capital Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP - Free Report) : This provider of business services and supplies, products, and technology solutions has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.5% over the last 60 days.

Office Depot, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.35%, compared with the industry average of 0.13%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.8%.

Office Depot, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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