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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 2nd


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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, April 2nd:

Meredith Corporation  (MDP): This diversified media company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 34.4% over the last 60 days.

Meredith Corporation Price and Consensus

Meredith Corporation Price and Consensus

Meredith Corporation price-consensus-chart | Meredith Corporation Quote



This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.05%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.65%.

Meredith Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Meredith Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Meredith Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Meredith Corporation Quote



Just Energy Group Inc.  (JE): This renewable energy solutions provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Just Energy Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Just Energy Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Just Energy Group, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Just Energy Group, Inc. Quote



This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.86%, compared with the industry average of 2.90%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.33%.

Just Energy Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Just Energy Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Just Energy Group, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Just Energy Group, Inc. Quote



Canon Inc.  (CAJ): This seller of business equipment has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

Canon, Inc. Price and Consensus

Canon, Inc. Price and Consensus

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



This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.80%, compared with the industry average of 1.12%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.86%.

Canon, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Canon, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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



KAR Auction Services, Inc.  (KAR): This used car auction services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.7% over the last 60 days.

KAR Auction Services, Inc Price and Consensus

KAR Auction Services, Inc Price and Consensus

KAR Auction Services, Inc price-consensus-chart | KAR Auction Services, Inc Quote



This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.58%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.97%.

KAR Auction Services, Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

KAR Auction Services, Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

KAR Auction Services, Inc dividend-yield-ttm | KAR Auction Services, Inc Quote



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This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: MDP , KAR , JE , CAJ


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