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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for May 18th

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

ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN): This provider of networking and communications equipment has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 33.3% over the last 60 days.

ADTRAN, Inc. Price and Consensus

ADTRAN, Inc. Price and Consensus

ADTRAN, Inc. price-consensus-chart | ADTRAN, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.46%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.36%.

ADTRAN, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

ADTRAN, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

ADTRAN, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | ADTRAN, Inc. Quote

The J. M. Smucker Company (SJM): This manufacturer and marketer of branded food and beverage products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

The J. M. Smucker Company Price and Consensus

The J. M. Smucker Company Price and Consensus

The J. M. Smucker Company price-consensus-chart | The J. M. Smucker Company Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.07%, compared with the industry average of 0.28%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.65%.

The J. M. Smucker Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

The J. M. Smucker Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

The J. M. Smucker Company dividend-yield-ttm | The J. M. Smucker Company Quote

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM): This manufacturer and designer of integrated circuits and other semiconductor deviceshas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.5% over the last 60 days.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Price and Consensus

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Price and Consensus

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. price-consensus-chart | Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.64%, compared with the industry average of 2.49%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.47%.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. dividend-yield-ttm | Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. Quote

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