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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 23rd

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, October 23rd:

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE): This retailer of apparel, accessories and footwear has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.9% over the last 60 days.

Buckle, Inc. (The) Price and Consensus

Buckle, Inc. (The) Price and Consensus

Buckle, Inc. (The) price-consensus-chart | Buckle, Inc. (The) Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.59%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.11%.

Buckle, Inc. (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

Buckle, Inc. (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

Buckle, Inc. (The) dividend-yield-ttm | Buckle, Inc. (The) Quote

American Electric Power (AEP): This company which engages in generation, transmission and distribution of electricity has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.7% over the last 60 days.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. Price and Consensus

American Electric Power Company, Inc. Price and Consensus

American Electric Power Company, Inc. price-consensus-chart | American Electric Power Company, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.89%, compared with the industry average of 2.86%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.49%.

American Electric Power Company, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

American Electric Power Company, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | American Electric Power Company, Inc. Quote

Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV): This business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Apollo Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Apollo Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Apollo Investment Corporation price-consensus-chart | Apollo Investment Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.22%, compared with the industry average of 8.77%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.45%.

Apollo Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Apollo Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Apollo Investment Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Apollo Investment Corporation Quote

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