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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, October 21st:

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR): This investment management and advisory services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 8% over the last 60 days.

Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

Waddell  Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus
Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.8%, compared with the industry average of 1.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.3%.

Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Waddell  Reed Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Quote

 

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): This residential mortgage-backed securities manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.6% over the last 60 days.

Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus
Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial LLC price-consensus-chart | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.4%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.9%.

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)
Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC dividend-yield-ttm | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

 

Compass Diversified (CODI): This private equity firm has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus

Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus
Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus

Compass Diversified Holdings price-consensus-chart | Compass Diversified Holdings Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8%, compared with the industry average of 3.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.5%.

Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)
Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified Holdings dividend-yield-ttm | Compass Diversified Holdings Quote

 

Ready Capital Corporation (RC): This real estate finance company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.5% over the last 60 days.

Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus

Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus
Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus

Ready Capital Corp price-consensus-chart | Ready Capital Corp Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 10.4%, compared with the industry average of 7.4%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.1%.

Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)
Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ready Capital Corp dividend-yield-ttm | Ready Capital Corp Quote

 

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