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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 31st

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 31st:

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY - Free Report) : This diversified capital manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 14.4%, compared with the industry average of 6.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.4%.

 

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR - Free Report) : This diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the real estate markets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.7% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 9.1%, compared with the industry average of 3.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.5%.

 

Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Arbor Realty Trust dividend-yield-ttm | Arbor Realty Trust Quote

 

B&G Foods, Inc. BGS: This manufacturer, seller, and distributor of a portfolio of shelf-stable and frozen foods, and household products 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

B&G Foods, Inc. price-consensus-chart | B&G Foods, Inc. Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.3%, 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)

B&G Foods, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | B&G Foods, Inc. Quote

 

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