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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 19th

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

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF): This specialty retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 41.8% over the last 60 days.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company Price and Consensus

Abercrombie & Fitch Company Price and Consensus

Abercrombie & Fitch Company price-consensus-chart | Abercrombie & Fitch Company Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4%.

Abercrombie & Fitch Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

Abercrombie & Fitch Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

Abercrombie & Fitch Company dividend-yield-ttm | Abercrombie & Fitch Company Quote

Target Corporation (TGT): This general merchandise retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Target Corporation Price and Consensus

Target Corporation Price and Consensus

Target Corporation price-consensus-chart | Target Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.3%, compared with the industry average of 1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.3%.

Target Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Target Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Target Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Target Corporation Quote

Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH): This integrated healthcare services and products company 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 manufacturer of automobile and automobile parts haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.7% 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 4%, 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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