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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 2nd

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

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): This company that acquires and manages mortgage-related, consumer-related, corporate-related, and other financial assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial LLC price-consensus-chart | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 9.3%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.4%.

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC dividend-yield-ttm | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NMM): This company that owns and operates dry cargo vesselshas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 29.5% over the last 60 days.

Navios Maritime Partners LP Price and Consensus

Navios Maritime Partners LP Price and Consensus

Navios Maritime Partners LP price-consensus-chart | Navios Maritime Partners LP Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.5%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 13.8%.

Navios Maritime Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Navios Maritime Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Navios Maritime Partners LP dividend-yield-ttm | Navios Maritime Partners LP Quote

Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE): This operator of independent retail energy services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Spark Energy, Inc. Price and Consensus

Spark Energy, Inc. Price and Consensus

Spark Energy, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Spark Energy, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.6%, compared with the industry average of nearly 3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is nearly 6.5%.

Spark Energy, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Spark Energy, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Spark Energy, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Spark Energy, Inc. Quote

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