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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for October 8th

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

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (SHLX): This pipeline transportation of crude oil company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.6% over the last 60 days.

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. price-consensus-chart | Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.2%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.2%.

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. dividend-yield-ttm | Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Quote

EQM Midstream Partners, LP (EQM): This acquirer of midstream assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

EQT Midstream Partners, LP Price and Consensus

EQT Midstream Partners, LP Price and Consensus

EQT Midstream Partners, LP price-consensus-chart | EQT Midstream Partners, LP Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 14.4%, compared with the industry average of 5.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.8%.

EQT Midstream Partners, LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

EQT Midstream Partners, LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

EQT Midstream Partners, LP dividend-yield-ttm | EQT Midstream Partners, LP Quote

NuStar Energy L.P. (NS): This liquids terminal and pipeline operator has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 25.5% over the last 60 days.

NuStar Energy L.P. Price and Consensus

NuStar Energy L.P. Price and Consensus

NuStar Energy L.P. price-consensus-chart | NuStar Energy L.P. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 8.6%, compared with the industry average of 7.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10%.

NuStar Energy L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

NuStar Energy L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

NuStar Energy L.P. dividend-yield-ttm | NuStar Energy L.P. Quote

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