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

PennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. (PFLT - Free Report) : This business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 4.6% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 7.87%, compared with the industry average of 2.89%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.22%.

Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI - Free Report) : This healthcare services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.53%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.9%.

Owens & Minor, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Owens & Minor, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Owens & Minor, Inc. Quote

Potlatch Corporation (PCH - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.94%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.68%.

Potlatch Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Potlatch Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Potlatch Corporation Quote

DSW Inc. (DSW - Free Report) : This branded footwear and accessories retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.7% over the last 60 days.

DSW Inc. Price and Consensus

DSW Inc. price-consensus-chart | DSW Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.72%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.37%.

DSW Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

DSW Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | DSW Inc. Quote

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