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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 18th

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

Waterstone Financial, Inc. (WSBF - Free Report) : This bank holding company for WaterStone Bank SSB has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 25.9% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.85%, compared with the industry average of 2.37%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.57%.

 

Waterstone Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Waterstone Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Univest Financial Corporation (UVSP - Free Report) : This bank holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 21% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.87%, compared with the industry average of 1.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.42%.

 

BCB Bancorp, Inc. (BCBP - Free Report) : This bank holding company for BCB Community Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 34.4% over the last 60 days.

 

BCB Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

BCB Bancorp, Inc. NJ Price and Consensus

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This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.92%, compared with the industry average of 1.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.61%.

 

BCB Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

BCB Bancorp, Inc. NJ Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Cadence Bancorporation (CADE - Free Report) : This financial holding company, through its subsidiary, Cadence Bank, National Association that provides banking and wealth management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 17.4% over the last 60 days.

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.66%, compared with the industry average of 1.96%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.65%.

 

Cadence Bancorporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Cadence Bancorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

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