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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 18th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 18th:

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 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 18.6%, compared with the industry average of 11.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.6%.

New Residential Investment Corp. (NRZ - Free Report) : This company focuses on investing in and managing residential mortgage related assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.9% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 20.3%, compared with the industry average of 11.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.4%.

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 nearly 15%, compared with the industry average of 11.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12%.

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