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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for February 18th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, February 18th:

 

Camden National Corporation (CAC - Free Report) : This company that operates as the holding company for Camden National Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 22.7% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.33%, compared with the industry average of 2.13%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.79%.

 

Banner Corporation (BANR - Free Report) : This company that operates as the bank holding company for Banner Bank and Islanders Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15.6% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.21%, compared with the industry average of 2.60%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.61%.

 

Banner Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Banner Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Banner Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Banner Corporation Quote

 

Diageo plc (DEO - Free Report) : This producer and seller of alcoholic beverages has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing almost 7% over the last 60 days.

 

Diageo plc Price and Consensus

Diageo plc Price and Consensus

Diageo plc price-consensus-chart | Diageo plc Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 2.61%, compared with the industry average of 0.34%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.54%.

 

Diageo plc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Diageo plc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Diageo plc dividend-yield-ttm | Diageo plc Quote

 

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB - Free Report) : This publicly owned investment manager has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 7.33%, compared with the industry average of 1.34%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.99%.

 

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