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5 Top Analyst Favorite Stock Picks to Buy Come With Big Dividends

Cigna

This is a solid value buy in the health care sector. Cigna Corp. (NYSE: CI) is a major health services organization that provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. All products and services are provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company, Life Insurance Company of North America, Cigna Life Insurance Company of Canada and their affiliates.

The health care giant offers an integrated suite of health services, such as medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits and other related products, including group life, accident and disability insurance. Cigna maintains sales capability in 30 countries and jurisdictions, and it has approximately 86 million customer relationships throughout the world.

Investors in Cigna stock receive a 1.85% dividend. Raymond James has a price target of $275, and the consensus target was last seen at $260.88. The shares closed trading at $216.23 on Thursday.

Kite Realty

The shares of this company have had a nice move and look poised to trade higher. Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) is a full-service, vertically integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that provides communities with convenient and beneficial shopping experiences.

The company connects consumers to retailers in desirable markets through its portfolio of neighborhood, community and lifestyle centers. Using operational, development and redevelopment expertise, the company continuously optimizes its portfolio to maximize value and return to its shareholders.

Shareholders receive a very nice 3.21% distribution. The $25 Raymond James price target compares with the $24.50 consensus estimate. The shares ended Thursday trading at $21.18 per share.

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