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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 16th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 16th:

BOK Financial Corporation (BOKF - Free Report) : This financial holding company for BOKF, NA has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 18.9% over the last 60 days.

BOK Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.94%, compared with the industry average of 1.57%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.55%.

BOK Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.7% over the last 60 days.

Arbor Realty Trust Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 8.90%, compared with the industry average of 3.57%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.48%.

Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Banner Corporation (BANR - Free Report) : This bank holding company for Banner Bank and Islanders Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.3% over the last 60 days.

Banner Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.55%, compared with the industry average of 2.66%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.48%.

Banner Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Independent Bank Corporation (IBCP - Free Report) : This holding company for Independent Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 34.4% over the last 60 days.

Independent Bank Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.26%, compared with the industry average of 2.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.84%.

Independent Bank Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

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