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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 31st

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 31st:

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): This diversified capital manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

 

Annaly Capital Management Inc Price and Consensus

Annaly Capital Management Inc Price and Consensus
Annaly Capital Management Inc Price and Consensus

Annaly Capital Management Inc price-consensus-chart | Annaly Capital Management Inc Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 14.4%, compared with the industry average of 6.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.4%.

 

Annaly Capital Management Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Annaly Capital Management Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)
Annaly Capital Management Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Annaly Capital Management Inc dividend-yield-ttm | Annaly Capital Management Inc Quote

 

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR): This diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the real estate markets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.7% over the last 60 days.

 

Arbor Realty Trust Price and Consensus

Arbor Realty Trust Price and Consensus
Arbor Realty Trust Price and Consensus

Arbor Realty Trust price-consensus-chart | Arbor Realty Trust Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 9.1%, compared with the industry average of 3.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.5%.

 

Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)
Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Arbor Realty Trust dividend-yield-ttm | Arbor Realty Trust Quote

 

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS): This manufacturer, seller, and distributor of a portfolio of shelf-stable and frozen foods, and household products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.9% over the last 60 days.

 

B&G Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus

B&G Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus
B&G Foods, Inc. Price and Consensus

B&G Foods, Inc. price-consensus-chart | B&G Foods, Inc. Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.3%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.6%.

 

B&G Foods, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

B&G Foods, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
B&G Foods, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

B&G Foods, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | B&G Foods, Inc. Quote

 

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