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

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN - Free Report) : This semiconductors manufacturer and sellerhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.54%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.61%.

Outfront Media Inc. (OUT - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.57%, compared with the industry average of 4.10%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.8%.

Erie Indemnity Company (ERIE - Free Report) : This management companyhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 6.1% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.56%, compared with the industry average of 1.68%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.11%.

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (MNR - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.31%, compared with the industry average of 4.10%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.63%.

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