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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 5th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, October 5th:

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): This company that acquires and manages residential mortgage-backed securities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.3% 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 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.5%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.2%.

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

 

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP): This company that owns and operates petroleum product, crude pipelines and storage tanks has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 42.4% over the last 60 days.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. price-consensus-chart | Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 11.6%, compared with the industry average of 7.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.8%.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. dividend-yield-ttm | Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Quote

 

Rio Tinto Group (RIO): This company that engages in finding, mining, and processing mineral resources has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 17.7% over the last 60 days.

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus
Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

Rio Tinto PLC price-consensus-chart | Rio Tinto PLC Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 5.1%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.5%.

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)
Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto PLC dividend-yield-ttm | Rio Tinto PLC Quote

 

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM): This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.6% over the last 60 days.

Chimera Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Chimera Investment Corporation Price and Consensus
Chimera Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Chimera Investment Corporation price-consensus-chart | Chimera Investment Corporation Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 14.2%, compared with the industry average of 6.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.1%.

Chimera Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Chimera Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)
Chimera Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Chimera Investment Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Chimera Investment Corporation Quote

 

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