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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 20th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 20th:

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (HEES): This integrated equipment services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 43.8% over the last 60 days.

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Price and Consensus

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Price and Consensus

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. price-consensus-chart | H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.81%, compared with the industry average of 0.71%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.30%.

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Quote

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (BCBP): This bank holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 10.8% over the last 60 days.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) Price and Consensus

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) Price and Consensus | BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.84%, compared with the industry average of 1.43%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.56%.

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) Dividend Yield (TTM)

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) Dividend Yield (TTM)

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) dividend-yield-ttm | BCB Bancorp, Inc. (NJ) Quote

Escalade, Incorporated (ESCA): This sporting goods seller has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.7% over the last 60 days.

Escalade, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Escalade, Incorporated Price and Consensus | Escalade, Incorporated Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.43%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.60%.

Escalade, Incorporated Dividend Yield (TTM)

Escalade, Incorporated Dividend Yield (TTM)

Escalade, Incorporated dividend-yield-ttm | Escalade, Incorporated Quote

Statoil ASA (STO): This energy company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.8% over the last 60 days.

Statoil ASA Price and Consensus

Statoil ASA Price and Consensus | Statoil ASA Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.68%, compared with the industry average of 2.76%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.44%.

Statoil ASA Dividend Yield (TTM)

Statoil ASA Dividend Yield (TTM)

Statoil ASA dividend-yield-ttm | Statoil ASA Quote

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