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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 3rd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, October 3rd:

NuStar Energy L.P. (NS - Free Report) : This liquids terminal and pipeline operator has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 32.2% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.5%, compared with the industry average of 7.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.9%.

NuStar Energy L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

NuStar Energy L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

NuStar Energy L.P. dividend-yield-ttm | NuStar Energy L.P. Quote

National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI - Free Report) : This display advertising company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 8.4%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.1%.

MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.6% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 10.9%, compared with the industry average of 8.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.6%.

MFA Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

MFA Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

MFA Financial, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | MFA Financial, Inc. Quote

RPT Realty (RPT - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

RPT Realty Price and Consensus

RPT Realty Price and Consensus

RPT Realty price-consensus-chart | RPT Realty Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 6.6%, compared with the industry average of 3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.7%.

RPT Realty Dividend Yield (TTM)

RPT Realty Dividend Yield (TTM)

RPT Realty dividend-yield-ttm | RPT Realty Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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