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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 27th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 27 th :

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS): This shelf-stable, and frozen food and household products maker has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings improving 0.2% over the last 30 days.

B&G FOODS CL-A Price and Consensus

B&G FOODS CL-A Price and Consensus | B&G FOODS CL-A Quote

The company has a dividend yield of 3.77%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.08%.

B&G FOODS CL-A Dividend Yield (TTM)

B&G FOODS CL-A Dividend Yield (TTM) | B&G FOODS CL-A Quote

Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corporation (WMC): This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.1% over the last 30 days.

WESTERN AST MTG Price and Consensus

WESTERN AST MTG Price and Consensus | WESTERN AST MTG Quote

The company has a dividend yield of 11.91%, compared with the industry average of 8.79%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 17.44%.

WESTERN AST MTG Dividend Yield (TTM)

WESTERN AST MTG Dividend Yield (TTM) | WESTERN AST MTG Quote

Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HE): This electric utility company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.2% over the last 30 days.

HAWAIIAN ELEC Price and Consensus

HAWAIIAN ELEC Price and Consensus | HAWAIIAN ELEC Quote

The company has a dividend yield of 3.69%, compared with the industry average of 3.21%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.49%.

HAWAIIAN ELEC Dividend Yield (TTM)

HAWAIIAN ELEC Dividend Yield (TTM) | HAWAIIAN ELEC Quote

Domtar Corporation (UFS): This communication papers, specialty and packaging papers maker has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings gaining 0.1% over the last 30 days.

DOMTAR CORP Price and Consensus

DOMTAR CORP Price and Consensus | DOMTAR CORP Quote

The company has a dividend yield of 4.17%, compared with the industry average of 1.72%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.09%.

DOMTAR CORP Dividend Yield (TTM)

DOMTAR CORP Dividend Yield (TTM) | DOMTAR CORP Quote

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