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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 2nd:

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC): This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.7% over the last 60 days.

AGNC Investment Corp. Price and Consensus

AGNC Investment Corp. Price and Consensus
AGNC Investment Corp. Price and Consensus

AGNC Investment Corp. price-consensus-chart | AGNC Investment Corp. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.3%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.8%.

AGNC Investment Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

AGNC Investment Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)
AGNC Investment Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

AGNC Investment Corp. dividend-yield-ttm | AGNC Investment Corp. Quote

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. ( ARR ): This company that invests in residential mortgage backed securities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.7% over the last 60 days.

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Price and Consensus

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Price and Consensus
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Price and Consensus

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. price-consensus-chart | ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 11.3%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12.6%.

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | ARMOUR Residential REIT, Inc. Quote

Costamare Inc. ( CMRE ): This owner and charterer of containerships has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.9% over the last 60 days.

Costamare Inc. Price and Consensus

Costamare Inc. Price and Consensus
Costamare Inc. Price and Consensus

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

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.1%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.8%.

Costamare Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Costamare Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Costamare Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

Dynex Capital, Inc. ( DX ): This mortgage real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.9% over the last 60 days.

Dynex Capital, Inc. Price and Consensus

Dynex Capital, Inc. Price and Consensus
Dynex Capital, Inc. Price and Consensus

Dynex Capital, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Dynex Capital, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 10.5%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 12%.

Dynex Capital, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Dynex Capital, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Dynex Capital, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Dynex Capital, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Dynex Capital, Inc. Quote

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