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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 16th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 16th:

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NWBI): This holding company for Northwest Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Price and Consensus

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Price and Consensus

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.3%, compared with the industry average of 2.2%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.1%.

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Northwest Bancshares, Inc. Quote

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG): This banking and financial services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.5% 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 #1 company has a dividend yield of 7.2%, compared with the industry average of 3.4%. 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

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (CTBI): This bank holding company for Community Trust Bank has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.5%, compared with the industry average of 1.7%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.2%.

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Quote

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP): This petroleum product and crude pipelines owner has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. price-consensus-chart | Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 9.5%, compared with the industry average of 5.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.4%.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. dividend-yield-ttm | Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Quote

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