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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 8th

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, March 8th:

Bemis Company, Inc. (BMS): This seller of packaging products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.6% over the last 60 days.

Bemis Company, Inc. Price and Consensus

Bemis Company, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Bemis Company, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.72%, compared with the industry average of 2.25%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.55%.

Bemis Company, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bemis Company, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Bemis Company, Inc. Quote

PotlatchDeltic Corporation (PCH): This leading Real Estate Investment Trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 12.5% over the last 60 days.

Potlatch Corporation Price and Consensus

Potlatch Corporation price-consensus-chart | Potlatch Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.09%, compared with the industry average of 0.35%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.65%.

Potlatch Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Potlatch Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Potlatch Corporation Quote

Sonoco Products Company (SON): This seller of industrial and consumer packaging products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.9% over the last 60 days.

Sonoco Products Company Price and Consensus

Sonoco Products Company price-consensus-chart | Sonoco Products Company Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.19%, compared with the industry average of 2.25%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.11%.

Sonoco Products Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

Sonoco Products Company dividend-yield-ttm | Sonoco Products Company Quote

Watsco, Inc. (WSO): This distributor of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 6.5% over the last 60 days.

Watsco, Inc. Price and Consensus

Watsco, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Watsco, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.92%, compared with the industry average of 0.73%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.25%.

Watsco, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Watsco, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Watsco, Inc. Quote

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