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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 6th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 6th:

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI): This cigarettes and other tobacco products provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Price and Consensus

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Price and Consensus

British American Tobacco p.l.c. price-consensus-chart | British American Tobacco p.l.c. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.5%, compared with the industry average of 4.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.1%.

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Dividend Yield (TTM)

British American Tobacco p.l.c. Dividend Yield (TTM)

British American Tobacco p.l.c. dividend-yield-ttm | British American Tobacco p.l.c. Quote

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE): This apparel, footwear and accessories retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.1% 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 #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.2%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4%.

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 integrated healthcare services and products provider 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 company has a dividend yield of 3.8%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.3%.

Cardinal Health, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Cardinal Health, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

General Motors Company (GM): This automobile and automobile parts manufacturer haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.5% over the last 60 days.

General Motors Company Price and Consensus

General Motors Company Price and Consensus

General Motors Company price-consensus-chart | General Motors Company Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.9%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4%.

General Motors Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

General Motors Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

General Motors Company dividend-yield-ttm | General Motors Company Quote

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