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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 4th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 4th:

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC): This real estate investment trusthas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 4.9% over the last 60 days.

American Capital Agency Corp. Price and Consensus

American Capital Agency Corp. Price and Consensus | American Capital Agency Corp. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 10.73%, compared with the industry average of 8.26%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 13.41%.

American Capital Agency Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

American Capital Agency Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM) | American Capital Agency Corp. Quote

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT): This manufacturer of construction and mining equipmenthas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 31.9% over the last 60 days.

Caterpillar, Inc. Price and Consensus

Caterpillar, Inc. Price and Consensus | Caterpillar, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.03%, compared with the industry average of 0.78%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.09%.

Caterpillar, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Caterpillar, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | Caterpillar, Inc. Quote

Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): This manufacturer of specialty additives, chemicals, and fibershas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 2.2% over the last 60 days.

Eastman Chemical Company Price and Consensus

Eastman Chemical Company Price and Consensus | Eastman Chemical Company Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.60%, compared with the industry average of 0.76%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.06%.

Eastman Chemical Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

Eastman Chemical Company Dividend Yield (TTM) | Eastman Chemical Company Quote

Methanex Corporation (MEOH): This methanol producing company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Methanex Corporation Price and Consensus

Methanex Corporation Price and Consensus | Methanex Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.50%, compared with the industry average of 0.76%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.27%.

Methanex Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Methanex Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM) | Methanex Corporation Quote

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