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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for June 12th

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

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC): This business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.7% over the last 60 days.

Prospect Capital Corporation Price and Consensus

Prospect Capital Corporation Price and Consensus

Prospect Capital Corporation price-consensus-chart | Prospect Capital Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 10.45%, compared with the industry average of 2.57%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.59%.

Prospect Capital Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Prospect Capital Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Prospect Capital Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Prospect Capital Corporation Quote

CNOOC Limited (CEO): This producer of crude oil and natural gas has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.4% over the last 60 days.

CNOOC Limited Price and Consensus

CNOOC Limited Price and Consensus

CNOOC Limited price-consensus-chart | CNOOC Limited Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.05%, compared with the industry average of 2.82%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.11%.

CNOOC Limited Dividend Yield (TTM)

CNOOC Limited Dividend Yield (TTM)

CNOOC Limited dividend-yield-ttm | CNOOC Limited Quote

MetLife, Inc. (MET): This insurance and employment benefits service provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.3% over the last 60 days.

MetLife, Inc. Price and Consensus

MetLife, Inc. Price and Consensus

MetLife, Inc. price-consensus-chart | MetLife, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.54%, compared with the industry average of 1.78%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.88%.

MetLife, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

MetLife, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

MetLife, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | MetLife, Inc. Quote

Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK): This healthcare service provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.2% over the last 60 days.

Merck & Co., Inc. Price and Consensus

Merck & Co., Inc. Price and Consensus

Merck & Co., Inc. price-consensus-chart | Merck & Co., Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.07%, compared with the industry average of 3.06%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.23%.

Merck & Co., Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Merck & Co., Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Merck & Co., Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Merck & Co., Inc. Quote

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