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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 1st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, October 1st:

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE - Free Report) : This retailer of apparel, accessories and footwear has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Buckle, Inc. (The) Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.95%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.95%.

Buckle, Inc. (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

RPT Realty (RPT - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

RPT Realty Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.45%, compared with the industry average of 3.01%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.71%.

RPT Realty Dividend Yield (TTM)

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust and national direct lender has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.1% over the last 60 days.

Arbor Realty Trust Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.92%, compared with the industry average of 4.07%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.61%.

Arbor Realty Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

The AES Corporation (AES - Free Report) : This diversified power generation and utility company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

The AES Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.35%, compared with the industry average of 2.86%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.58%.

The AES Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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