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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 4th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 4th:

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC - Free Report) : This financial assets manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 10.8%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.1%.

Granite Point Mortgage Trust Inc. (GPMT - Free Report) : This manager of debt and debt-like commercial real estate investments has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 9.9%, compared with the industry average of 8.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.5%.

Green Plains Partners LP (GPP - Free Report) : This provider of fuel storage and transportation services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 13.5%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10%.

Mobile TeleSystems Public Joint Stock Company (MBT - Free Report) : This telecommunication services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 7.1%, compared with the industry average of 2.2%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.7%.

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