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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 18th

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

Mackinac Financial Corporation (MFNC): This bank holding company for mBank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

Mackinac Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

Mackinac Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

Mackinac Financial Corporation price-consensus-chart | Mackinac Financial Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3%, compared with the industry average of 2.4%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.9%.

Mackinac Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Mackinac Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Mackinac Financial Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Mackinac Financial Corporation Quote

Kohl's Corporation (KSS): This  omni-channel retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.1% over the last 60 days.

Kohl's Corporation Price and Consensus

Kohl's Corporation Price and Consensus

Kohl's Corporation price-consensus-chart | Kohl's Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.6%, compared with the industry average of 0.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.8%.

Kohl's Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Kohl's Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Kohl's Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Kohl's Corporation Quote

Target Corporation (TGT): This general merchandise retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Target Corporation Price and Consensus

Target Corporation Price and Consensus

Target Corporation price-consensus-chart | Target Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 2.2%, compared with the industry average of 1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.3%.

Target Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Target Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Target Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Target Corporation Quote

Univest Financial Corporation (UVSP): This holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Price and Consensus

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Price and Consensus

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania price-consensus-chart | Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.1%, compared with the industry average of 1.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.5%.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Dividend Yield (TTM)

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Dividend Yield (TTM)

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania dividend-yield-ttm | Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Quote

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