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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 7th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 7th:

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY): This operator of a chain of retail stores has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.9% over the last 60 days.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Price and Consensus

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Price and Consensus

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. price-consensus-chart | Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.92%, compared with the industry average of 0.34%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.47%.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. Quote

Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (AHT): This real estate investment trust (REIT) has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.3% over the last 60 days.

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc Price and Consensus

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc Price and Consensus

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc price-consensus-chart | Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.47%, compared with the industry average of 4.22%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.00%.

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc dividend-yield-ttm | Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc Quote

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 #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.40%, compared with the industry average of 2.43%. 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

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (ADES): This provider of emission reduction technologies and specialty chemicals has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 35.6% over the last 60 days.

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Price and Consensus

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Price and Consensus

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.87%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.47%.

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. Quote

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