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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 2nd:

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.3%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.8%.

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. ( (ARR - Free Report) ): This company that invests in residential mortgage backed securities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 11.3%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.6%.

Costamare Inc. ( (CMRE - Free Report) ): This owner and charterer of containerships has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.9% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.1%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.8%.

Costamare Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Costamare Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Dynex Capital, Inc. ( (DX - Free Report) ): This mortgage real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.9% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 10.5%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12%.

Dynex Capital, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Dynex Capital, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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