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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 26th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 26th:

DSW Inc. (DSW): This accessories and branded footwear retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.5% over the last 60 days.

DSW Inc. Price and Consensus

DSW Inc. Price and Consensus

DSW Inc. price-consensus-chart | DSW Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.28%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.1%.

DSW Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

DSW Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

DSW Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | DSW Inc. Quote

Global Net Lease, Inc. (GNL): This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.4% over the last 60 days.

Global Net Lease, Inc. Price and Consensus

Global Net Lease, Inc. Price and Consensus

Global Net Lease, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Global Net Lease, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 12.48%, compared with the industry average of 4.83%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.13%.

Global Net Lease, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Global Net Lease, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Global Net Lease, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Global Net Lease, Inc. Quote

L Brands, Inc. (LB): This apparel retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 5.9% over the last 60 days.

L Brands, Inc. Price and Consensus

L Brands, Inc. Price and Consensus

L Brands, Inc. price-consensus-chart | L Brands, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 9.76%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.59%.

L Brands, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

L Brands, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

L Brands, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | L Brands, Inc. Quote

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