Back to top

Image: Bigstock

Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 25th

Read MoreHide Full Article

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 25th:

Acme United Corporation : This provider of measuring, first aid and sharpening products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.96%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2%.

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.4% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 10.52%, compared with the industry average of 8.29%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.8%.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB - Free Report) : This diversified financial services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.57%, compared with the industry average of 2.88%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.48%.

Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Fifth Third Bancorp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Fifth Third Bancorp dividend-yield-ttm | Fifth Third Bancorp Quote

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC OAK: This global investment management firm has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.1% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.11%, compared with the industry average of 3.21%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.88%.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

Find more top income stocks with some of our great premium screens.

Today's Best Stocks from Zacks

Would you like to see the updated picks from our best market-beating strategies? From 2017 through 2018, while the S&P 500 gained +15.8%, five of our screens returned +38.0%, +61.3%, +61.6%, +68.1%, and +98.3%.

This outperformance has not just been a recent phenomenon. From 2000 – 2018, while the S&P averaged +4.8% per year, our top strategies averaged up to +56.2% per year.

See their latest picks free >>


In-Depth Zacks Research for the Tickers Above


Normally $25 each - click below to receive one report FREE:


Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) - free report >>

Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM) - free report >>