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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 5th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, January 5th:

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 5.9% 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 #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 14.6%, compared with the industry average of 7.4%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.6%.

 

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

 

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP): This energy and chemical company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 58.9% over the last 60 days.

 

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Price and Consensus

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Price and Consensus
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Price and Consensus

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation price-consensus-chart | China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 7.4%, compared with the industry average of 5.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is nearly 6%.

 

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Quote

 

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): This acquirer and manager of mortgage-related, consumer-related, corporate-related, and other financial assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.1% over the last 60 days.

 

Ellington Financial Inc. Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial Inc. Price and Consensus
Ellington Financial Inc. Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial Inc. price-consensus-chart | Ellington Financial Inc. Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.2%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.7%.

 

Ellington Financial Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Ellington Financial Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Ellington Financial Inc. Quote

 

Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT): This reit engaged in the acquisition and construction of mission critical communications infrastructure has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15.3% over the last 60 days.

 

Uniti Group Inc. Price and Consensus

Uniti Group Inc. Price and Consensus
Uniti Group Inc. Price and Consensus

Uniti Group Inc. price-consensus-chart | Uniti Group Inc. Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.2%, compared with the industry average of 3.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.5%.

 

Uniti Group Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Uniti Group Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Uniti Group Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Uniti Group Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Uniti Group Inc. Quote

 

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