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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for April 1st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, April 1st:

CrossAmerica Partners LP (CAPL): This motor fuels distributor has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.8% over the last 60 days.

CrossAmerica Partners LP Price and Consensus

CrossAmerica Partners LP Price and Consensus

CrossAmerica Partners LP price-consensus-chart | CrossAmerica Partners LP Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 11.5%, compared with the industry average of 10.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.5%.

CrossAmerica Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

CrossAmerica Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

CrossAmerica Partners LP dividend-yield-ttm | CrossAmerica Partners LP Quote

Archrock, Inc. (AROC): This midstream energy infrastructure company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 26.4% over the last 60 days.

Archrock, Inc. Price and Consensus

Archrock, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.4%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.2%.

Archrock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Archrock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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

Bank of Montreal (BMO): This diversified financial services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

Bank Of Montreal Price and Consensus

Bank Of Montreal Price and Consensus

Bank Of Montreal price-consensus-chart | Bank Of Montreal Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 4.1%, compared with the industry average of 3.1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.9%.

Bank Of Montreal Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bank Of Montreal Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bank Of Montreal dividend-yield-ttm | Bank Of Montreal Quote

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG): This banking and financial services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

Lloyds Banking Group PLC Price and Consensus

Lloyds Banking Group PLC Price and Consensus

Lloyds Banking Group PLC price-consensus-chart | Lloyds Banking Group PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.5%, compared with the industry average of 3.1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.9%.

Lloyds Banking Group PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Lloyds Banking Group PLC dividend-yield-ttm | Lloyds Banking Group PLC Quote

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Zacks' Top 10 Stocks for 2019

In addition to the stocks discussed above, wouldn't you like to know about our 10 finest buy-and-holds for the year?

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