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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 24th

Zacks Equity Research
·2 min read

Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 24th:

Associated Banc-Corp (ASB): This bank holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.1% over the last 60 days.

Associated BancCorp Price and Consensus

Associated BancCorp Price and Consensus
Associated BancCorp Price and Consensus

Associated BancCorp price-consensus-chart | Associated BancCorp Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.22%, compared with the industry average of 2.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.24%.

Associated BancCorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Associated BancCorp Dividend Yield (TTM)
Associated BancCorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Associated BancCorp dividend-yield-ttm | Associated BancCorp Quote

Rio Tinto Group (RIO): This miner and processer of mineral resources has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus
Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

Rio Tinto PLC price-consensus-chart | Rio Tinto PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.07%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.39%.

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)
Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto PLC dividend-yield-ttm | Rio Tinto PLC Quote

Sprague Resources LP (SRLP): This company that is engaged 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 65.4% 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 company has a dividend yield of 14.56%, compared with the industry average of 8.67%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.15%.

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

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