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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 18th

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

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI - Free Report) : This operator of full-service restaurants has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 5.6% over the last 60 days.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.60%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.61%.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Resources Connection, Inc. (RECN - Free Report) : This provider of agile consulting services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 20.3% over the last 60 days.

Resources Connection, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2(Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.92%, compared with the industry average of 1.02%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.42%.

Resources Connection, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN - Free Report) : This electric power utility company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.9% over the last 60 days.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.28%, compared with the industry average of 3.27%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.56%.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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