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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, January 17th:

Apollo Global Management, LLC APO: This global alternative asset manager has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 20% over the last 60 days.

The company has a dividend yield of 6.54%, compared with the industry average of 2.73%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.5%.

Apollo Global Management, LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. BRG: This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings climbing 20.6% over the last 60 days.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. Price and Consensus

The company has a dividend yield of 8.86%, compared with the industry average of 3.51%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.42%.

Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

National Grid plc (NGG - Free Report) : This international energy delivery company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

National Grid Transco, PLC Price and Consensus

The company has a dividend yield of 5.05%, compared with the industry average of 3.24%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.65%.

National Grid Transco, PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

GEO Group, Inc. GEO: This equity real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1% over the last 60 days.

Geo Group Inc (The) Price and Consensus

The company has a dividend yield of 6.69%, compared with the industry average of 4.39%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.86%.

Geo Group Inc (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

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