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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 8th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, January 8th:

Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV): This business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

Apollo Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Apollo Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Apollo Investment Corporation price-consensus-chart | Apollo Investment Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 10.3%, compared with the industry average of 8.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.5%.

Apollo Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Apollo Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Apollo Investment Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Apollo Investment Corporation Quote

CNX Midstream Partners LP (CNXM): This owner and operator of natural gas gathering and other midstream energy assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.6% over the last 60 days.

CNX Midstream Partners LP Price and Consensus

CNX Midstream Partners LP Price and Consensus

CNX Midstream Partners LP price-consensus-chart | CNX Midstream Partners LP Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 9.7%, compared with the industry average of 9.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.8%.

CNX Midstream Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

CNX Midstream Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

CNX Midstream Partners LP dividend-yield-ttm | CNX Midstream Partners LP Quote

Ecopetrol S.A. (EC): This  integrated oil and gas company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Ecopetrol S.A. Price and Consensus

Ecopetrol S.A. Price and Consensus

Ecopetrol S.A. price-consensus-chart | Ecopetrol S.A. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.7%, compared with the industry average of 4.4%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.8%.

Ecopetrol S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ecopetrol S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ecopetrol S.A. dividend-yield-ttm | Ecopetrol S.A. Quote

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. (TGP): This marine transportation services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.4% over the last 60 days.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Price and Consensus

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Price and Consensus

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. price-consensus-chart | Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 5%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.6%.

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Teekay LNG Partners L.P. dividend-yield-ttm | Teekay LNG Partners L.P. Quote

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