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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 3rd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 3rd:

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG): This retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.2% over the last 60 days.

Big Lots, Inc. Price and Consensus

Big Lots, Inc. Price and Consensus

Big Lots, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Big Lots, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.2%, compared with the industry average of 1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2%.

Big Lots, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Big Lots, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Big Lots, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Big Lots, Inc. Quote

BHP Group (BHP): This developer, acquirer and marketer of natural resources has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.1% over the last 60 days.

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus

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

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 4.2%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.5%.

BHP Billiton Limited Dividend Yield (TTM)

BHP Billiton Limited Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

Accenture plc (ACN): This consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.5% over the last 60 days.

Accenture PLC Price and Consensus

Accenture PLC Price and Consensus

Accenture PLC price-consensus-chart | Accenture PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 1.6%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2%.

Accenture PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Accenture PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Accenture PLC dividend-yield-ttm | Accenture PLC Quote

Ally Financial Inc. (ALLY): This financial products and services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1% over the last 60 days.

Ally Financial Inc. Price and Consensus

Ally Financial Inc. Price and Consensus

Ally Financial Inc. price-consensus-chart | Ally Financial Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 2.3%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.1%.

Ally Financial Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ally Financial Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ally Financial Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Ally Financial Inc. Quote

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