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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 12th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 12th:

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC - Free Report) : This company that acquire and manage mortgage-related, consumer-related, corporate-related, and other financial assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 9.2%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.3%.

Enviva Partners, LP (EVA - Free Report) : This company that produces and supplies utility-grade wood pellets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 35.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 7.7%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.6%.

Enviva Partners, LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Enviva Partners, LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Enviva Partners, LP dividend-yield-ttm | Enviva Partners, LP Quote

Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE - Free Report) : This independent retail energy services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.8%, compared with the industry average of nearly 3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.5%.

Spark Energy, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Spark Energy, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Spark Energy, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Spark Energy, Inc. Quote

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