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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for December 19th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 19th:

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK): This provider of investment management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.1% over the last 60 days.

BlackRock, Inc. Price and Consensus

BlackRock, Inc. Price and Consensus

BlackRock, Inc. price-consensus-chart | BlackRock, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.64%, compared with the industry average of 2.31%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.51%.

BlackRock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

BlackRock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

BlackRock, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | BlackRock, Inc. Quote

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE): This lifestyle retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.2% 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 3.69%, 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

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH): This provider of integrated healthcare services and products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.2% over the last 60 days.

Cardinal Health, Inc. Price and Consensus

Cardinal Health, Inc. Price and Consensus

Cardinal Health, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Cardinal Health, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.77%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.68%.

Cardinal Health, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Cardinal Health, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Cardinal Health, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Cardinal Health, Inc. Quote

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