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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 21st

Zacks Equity Research

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 21st:

Aegon N.V. (AEG): This provider of insurance, pensions, and asset management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.5% over the last 60 days.

Aegon NV Price and Consensus

Aegon NV Price and Consensus

Aegon NV price-consensus-chart | Aegon NV Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.79%, compared with the industry average of 2.42%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.17%.

Aegon NV Dividend Yield (TTM)

Aegon NV Dividend Yield (TTM)

Aegon NV dividend-yield-ttm | Aegon NV Quote

Ambev S.A. (ABEV): This producer and seller of beer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

Ambev S.A. Price and Consensus

Ambev S.A. Price and Consensus

Ambev S.A. price-consensus-chart | Ambev S.A. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.11%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.04%.

Ambev S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ambev S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ambev S.A. dividend-yield-ttm | Ambev S.A. Quote

AbbVie Inc. (ABBV): This developer and manufacturer of pharmaceutical products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.5% over the last 60 days.

AbbVie Inc. Price and Consensus

AbbVie Inc. Price and Consensus

AbbVie Inc. price-consensus-chart | AbbVie Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.36%, compared with the industry average of 3.02%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.57%.

AbbVie Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

AbbVie Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

AbbVie Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | AbbVie Inc. Quote

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK): This provider of investment management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

BlackRock, Inc. Price and Consensus

BlackRock, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.01%, compared with the industry average of 2.95%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.47%.

BlackRock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

BlackRock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

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