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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 21st:

Ares Management Corporation (ARES - Free Report) : This alternative asset manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.2% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.4%, compared with the industry average of 3.2%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.9%.

Ares Management L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ares Management L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (EARN - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 23.6% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 11.4%, compared with the industry average of 8.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 13%.

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY - Free Report) : This diversified capital manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.7%, compared with the industry average of 8.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.2%.

CoreCivic, Inc. (CXW - Free Report) : This diversified government solutions company haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 9.1%, compared with the industry average of 4.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.7%.

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