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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 31st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 31st:

United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI): This financial holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.6% over the last 60 days.

United Bankshares, Inc. Price and Consensus

United Bankshares, Inc. Price and Consensus
United Bankshares, Inc. Price and Consensus

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This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.59%, compared with the industry average of 2.03%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.89%.

United Bankshares, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

United Bankshares, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
United Bankshares, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (BRKL): This bank holding company for the Brookline Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.8% over the last 60 days.

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus
Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.01%, compared with the industry average of 2.42%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.99%.

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (HBNC): This bank holding company for Horizon Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.7% over the last 60 days.

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Horizon Bancorp IN Price and Consensus
Horizon Bancorp IN Price and Consensus

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Horizon Bancorp, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.54%, compared with the industry average of 1.95%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.52%.

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Horizon Bancorp IN Dividend Yield (TTM)
Horizon Bancorp IN Dividend Yield (TTM)

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Horizon Bancorp, Inc. Quote

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (FMBI): This bank holding company for First Midwest Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.8% over the last 60 days.

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. price-consensus-chart | First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.51%, compared with the industry average of 2.36%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.38%.

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. Quote

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