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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for September 21st

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, September 21st:

Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (CODI): This private equity firm has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 20.7% over the last 60 days.

Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus

Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus

Compass Diversified Holdings price-consensus-chart | Compass Diversified Holdings Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.1%, compared with the industry average of 3.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.5%.

Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified Holdings dividend-yield-ttm | Compass Diversified Holdings Quote

 

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): This company that acquires and manages mortgage-related and other financial assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.8% 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 company has a dividend yield of 8.2%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.2%.

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

 

Ready Capital Corporation (RC): This real estate finance company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 29.5% over the last 60 days.

Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus

Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus

Ready Capital Corp price-consensus-chart | Ready Capital Corp Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.3%, compared with the industry average of 5.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.1%.

Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ready Capital Corp dividend-yield-ttm | Ready Capital Corp Quote

 

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC): This real estate investment trust operator has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 13.9% over the last 60 days.

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 #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 9.9%, compared with the industry average of 5.5%. 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. Quote

 

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