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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Buckle, Macquarie Infrastructure, Las Vegas Sands and PotlatchDeltic

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Chicago, IL – April 22, 2019 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: The Buckle, Inc. BKE, Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. MIC, Las Vegas Sands Corp. LVS and PotlatchDeltic Corporation PCH.

Here are highlights from Thursday’s Analyst Blog:

Top-Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for Today

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, April 18th:

The Buckle, Inc.: This lifestyle products retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.3%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.8%.

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp.: This owner of businesses that provide services to other businesses haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 9.9%, compared with the industry average of 1.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.4%.

Las Vegas Sands Corp.: This integrated resorts owner has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.5%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.7%.

PotlatchDeltic Corporation: This Real Estate Investment Trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 4.2%, compared with the industry average of 1.1%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.8%.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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Zacks' Top 10 Stocks for 2019

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