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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 15th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 15th:

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE - Free Report) : This specialty finance company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.4%, compared with the industry average of 6.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.3%.

 

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS - Free Report) : This shelf-stable and frozen foods, and household products manufacturer and seller has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.9% over the last 60 days.

 

B&G Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus

B&G Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus

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This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.5%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.6%.

 

B&G Foods, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

B&G Foods, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM - Free Report) : This diversified financial institution has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 7% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.1%, compared with the industry average of nearly 2%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.0%.

 

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI - Free Report) : This company that engages in owning, acquiring, developing, expanding, managing, and leasing gaming and related facilities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.6%, compared with the industry average of 3.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.2%.

 

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