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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 15th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 15th:

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE): This specialty finance company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15% over the last 60 days.

 

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Price and Consensus

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Price and Consensus
Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Price and Consensus

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation price-consensus-chart | Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.4%, compared with the industry average of 6.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.3%.

 

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)
Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation Quote

 

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS): This shelf-stable and frozen foods, and household products manufacturer and seller 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 #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.5%, 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

 

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM): This diversified financial institution has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 7% over the last 60 days.

 

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Price and Consensus

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Price and Consensus
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Price and Consensus

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce price-consensus-chart | Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.1%, compared with the industry average of nearly 2%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.0%.

 

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Dividend Yield (TTM)

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Dividend Yield (TTM)
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Dividend Yield (TTM)

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce dividend-yield-ttm | Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Quote

 

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (GLPI): This company that engages in owning, acquiring, developing, expanding, managing, and leasing gaming and related facilities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

 

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Price and Consensus

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Price and Consensus
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Price and Consensus

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.6%, compared with the industry average of 3.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.2%.

 

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Quote

 

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