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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 22nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 22nd:

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB): This diversified financial services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.5% over the last 60 days.

Fifth Third Bancorp Price and Consensus

Fifth Third Bancorp Price and Consensus

Fifth Third Bancorp price-consensus-chart | Fifth Third Bancorp Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.3%, compared with the industry average of 2.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.5%.

Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Fifth Third Bancorp dividend-yield-ttm | Fifth Third Bancorp Quote

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (FCF): This consumer and commercial banking services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation price-consensus-chart | First Commonwealth Financial Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.1%, compared with the industry average of 1.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.8%.

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | First Commonwealth Financial Corporation Quote

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (GWB): This bank holding company for Great Western Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.2% over the last 60 days.

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3%, compared with the industry average of 1.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.7%.

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Quote

Bank of Montreal (BMO): This diversified financial services provider haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.1% over the last 60 days.

Bank Of Montreal Price and Consensus

Bank Of Montreal Price and Consensus

Bank Of Montreal price-consensus-chart | Bank Of Montreal Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.9%, compared with the industry average of 3.1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4%.

Bank Of Montreal Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bank Of Montreal Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bank Of Montreal dividend-yield-ttm | Bank Of Montreal Quote

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