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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 20th:

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM - Free Report) : This publicly owned investment management company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.4% over the last 60 days.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.84%, compared with the industry average of 2.88%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.47%.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Franklin Resources, Inc. (BEN - Free Report) : This provider of asset management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.9% over the last 60 days.

Franklin Resources, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.13%, compared with the industry average of 2.88%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.9%.

Franklin Resources, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

The Buckle, Inc. (BKE - Free Report) : This retailer of casual apparel, footwear and accessories has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

Buckle, Inc. (The) Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.47%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.75%.

Buckle, Inc. (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK - Free Report) : This provider of investment management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

BlackRock, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.99%, compared with the industry average of 2.88%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.47%.

BlackRock, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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