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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 24th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 24th:

Associated Banc-Corp (ASB - Free Report) : This bank holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.1% over the last 60 days.

Associated BancCorp Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.22%, compared with the industry average of 2.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.24%.

Associated BancCorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto Group (RIO - Free Report) : This miner and processer of mineral resources has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.07%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.39%.

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Sprague Resources LP (SRLP - Free Report) : This company that is engaged in the purchase, storage, distribution, and sale of refined petroleum products and natural gas has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 65.4% over the last 60 days.

Sprague Resources LP Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 14.56%, compared with the industry average of 8.67%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.15%.

Sprague Resources LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

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