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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 17th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 17th:

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (CTBI - Free Report) : This bank holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.2% over the last 60 days.

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.61%, compared with the industry average of 1.19%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.26%.

Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX - Free Report) : This operator of regional theme parks has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.89%, compared with the industry average of 0.38%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.56%.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation New Dividend Yield (TTM)

Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT - Free Report) : This financial holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 30.8% over the last 60 days.

Virtu Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.17%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.4%.

Virtu Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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