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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for February 14th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, February 14th:

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK): This health-related consumer products manufacturer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.1% over the last 60 days.

GlaxoSmithKline plc Price and Consensus

GlaxoSmithKline plc Price and Consensus

GlaxoSmithKline plc price-consensus-chart | GlaxoSmithKline plc Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.74%, compared with the industry average of 2.77%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.28%.

GlaxoSmithKline plc Dividend Yield (TTM)

GlaxoSmithKline plc Dividend Yield (TTM)

GlaxoSmithKline plc dividend-yield-ttm | GlaxoSmithKline plc Quote

Garrison Capital Inc. (GARS): This business development company specializing in investments has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2% over the last 60 days.

Garrison Capital Inc. Price and Consensus

Garrison Capital Inc. Price and Consensus

Garrison Capital Inc. price-consensus-chart | Garrison Capital Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 12.38%, compared with the industry average of 9.40%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.78%.

Garrison Capital Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Garrison Capital Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Garrison Capital Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Garrison Capital Inc. Quote

Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT): This savings and loan holding company for Oritani Bank haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.5% over the last 60 days.

Oritani Financial Corp. Price and Consensus

Oritani Financial Corp. Price and Consensus

Oritani Financial Corp. price-consensus-chart | Oritani Financial Corp. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.84%, compared with the industry average of 1.70%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.76%.

Oritani Financial Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Oritani Financial Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Oritani Financial Corp. dividend-yield-ttm | Oritani Financial Corp. Quote

Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO): This real estate investment trust has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

Two Harbors Investments Corp Price and Consensus

Two Harbors Investments Corp Price and Consensus

Two Harbors Investments Corp price-consensus-chart | Two Harbors Investments Corp Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 13.52%, compared with the industry average of 8.08%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.66%.

Two Harbors Investments Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Two Harbors Investments Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Two Harbors Investments Corp dividend-yield-ttm | Two Harbors Investments Corp Quote

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