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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 17th


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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 17th:

Salem Media Group, Inc.(SALM) : This multimedia company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 55.6% over the last 60 days.

Salem Media Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Salem Media Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Salem Media Group, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Salem Media Group, Inc. Quote



This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 12.5%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year avera ge dividend yield is 5%.

Salem Media Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Salem Media Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Salem Media Group, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Salem Media Group, Inc. Quote



BHP Group(BBL) : This natural resources acquirer and developer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.7% over the last 60 days.

BHP Billiton PLC Price and Consensus

BHP Billiton PLC Price and Consensus

BHP Billiton PLC price-consensus-chart | BHP Billiton PLC Quote



This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.8%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.1%.

BHP Billiton PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

BHP Billiton PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

BHP Billiton PLC dividend-yield-ttm | BHP Billiton PLC Quote



Target Corporation(TGT) : This general merchandise retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.5% 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 3.6%, compared with the industry average of 1.1%. 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



Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH): This interior design company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6% over the last 60 days.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Price and Consensus

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Price and Consensus

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. price-consensus-chart | Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Quote



This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.4%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.4%.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. Quote



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This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: TGT , SALM , ETH , BBL



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