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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 17th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 17th:

Target Corporation (TGT - Free Report) : This general merchandise retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.4% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.17%, compared with the industry average of 1.01%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.22%.

Target Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Target Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Target Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Target Corporation Quote

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD - Free Report) : This chemical company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 1% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.68%, compared with the industry average of 1.55%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.45%.

DSW Inc. (DSW - Free Report) : This branded footwear and accessories retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.6% over the last 60 days.

DSW Inc. Price and Consensus

DSW Inc. Price and Consensus

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

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.55%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.00%.

DSW Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

DSW Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

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