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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, October 2nd:

First American Financial Corporation (FAF - Free Report) : This provider of financial services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 17% over the last 60 days.

First American Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.44%, compared with the industry average of 1.32%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.02%.

First American Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD - Free Report) : This provider of securities brokerage and related technology-based financial services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.03%, compared with the industry average of 0.29%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.07%.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Caleres, Inc. (CAL - Free Report) : This retailer and wholesaler of footwear, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.5% over the last 60 days.

Caleres, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.86%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.25%.

Caleres, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG - Free Report) : This designer and developer of glass and metal products and services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 34.7% over the last 60 days.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.59%, compared with the industry average of 1.24%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.52%.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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