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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 28th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 28th:

AU Optronics Corp (AUO): This flat panel displays developer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.3% over the last 60 days.

AU Optronics Corp Price and Consensus

AU Optronics Corp Price and Consensus

AU Optronics Corp price-consensus-chart | AU Optronics Corp Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 9.12%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.18%.

AU Optronics Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

AU Optronics Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

AU Optronics Corp dividend-yield-ttm | AU Optronics Corp Quote

CONSOL Coal Resources LP (CCR): This high-Btu thermal coal producer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.7% over the last 60 days.

CONSOL Coal Resources LP Price and Consensus

CONSOL Coal Resources LP Price and Consensus

CONSOL Coal Resources LP price-consensus-chart | CONSOL Coal Resources LP Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 13.42%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 13.86%.

CONSOL Coal Resources LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

CONSOL Coal Resources LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

CONSOL Coal Resources LP dividend-yield-ttm | CONSOL Coal Resources LP Quote

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM): This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.2% over the last 60 days.

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 company has a dividend yield of 10.94%, compared with the industry average of 9.19%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.86%.

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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