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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 17th:

Sprague Resources LP (SRLP): This company that engages in the purchase, storage, distribution, and sale of refined petroleum products and natural gas has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 54% over the last 60 days.

 

Sprague Resources LP Price and Consensus

Sprague Resources LP Price and Consensus
Sprague Resources LP Price and Consensus

Sprague Resources LP price-consensus-chart | Sprague Resources LP Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 13.8%, compared with the industry average of 8.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.2%.

 

Sprague Resources LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Sprague Resources LP Dividend Yield (TTM)
Sprague Resources LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Sprague Resources LP dividend-yield-ttm | Sprague Resources LP Quote

 

Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY): This diversified capital manager that invests in and finances residential and commercial assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9% 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 #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 14.3%, compared with the industry average of 6.5%. 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

 

Vodafone Group Plc (VOD): This company that engages in telecommunication services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 39.5% over the last 60 days.

 

Vodafone Group PLC Price and Consensus

Vodafone Group PLC Price and Consensus
Vodafone Group PLC Price and Consensus

Vodafone Group PLC price-consensus-chart | Vodafone Group PLC Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.9%, compared with the industry average of 2.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.1%.

 

Vodafone Group PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Vodafone Group PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)
Vodafone Group PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Vodafone Group PLC dividend-yield-ttm | Vodafone Group PLC Quote

 

Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP): This acquirer, developer, and operator of ethylene production facilities and related assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.7% over the last 60 days.

 

Westlake Chemical Partners LP Price and Consensus

Westlake Chemical Partners LP Price and Consensus
Westlake Chemical Partners LP Price and Consensus

Westlake Chemical Partners LP price-consensus-chart | Westlake Chemical Partners LP Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 8.9%, compared with the industry average of 0.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.1%.

 

Westlake Chemical Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Westlake Chemical Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)
Westlake Chemical Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Westlake Chemical Partners LP dividend-yield-ttm | Westlake Chemical Partners LP Quote

 

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