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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 18th

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

Steelcase Inc. (SCS): This furniture settings manufacturer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.8% over the last 60 days.

Steelcase Inc. Price and Consensus

Steelcase Inc. Price and Consensus

Steelcase Inc. price-consensus-chart | Steelcase Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.28%, compared with the industry average of 2.89%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.05%.

Steelcase Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Steelcase Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Steelcase Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Steelcase Inc. Quote

Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR): This financial business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.5% over the last 60 days.

Saratoga Investment Corp Price and Consensus

Saratoga Investment Corp Price and Consensus

Saratoga Investment Corp price-consensus-chart | Saratoga Investment Corp Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 9.69%, compared with the industry average of 9.61%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.22%.

Saratoga Investment Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Saratoga Investment Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Saratoga Investment Corp dividend-yield-ttm | Saratoga Investment Corp Quote

Sanofi (SNY): This therapeutic solutions provider haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.3% over the last 60 days.

Sanofi Price and Consensus

Sanofi Price and Consensus

Sanofi price-consensus-chart | Sanofi Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.86%, compared with the industry average of 2.81%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.58%.

Sanofi Dividend Yield (TTM)

Sanofi Dividend Yield (TTM)

Sanofi dividend-yield-ttm | Sanofi Quote

The Southern Company (SO): This electricity generator has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.3% over the last 60 days.

Southern Company (The) Price and Consensus

Southern Company (The) Price and Consensus

Southern Company (The) price-consensus-chart | Southern Company (The) Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.10%, compared with the industry average of 3.18%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.74%.

Southern Company (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

Southern Company (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

Southern Company (The) dividend-yield-ttm | Southern Company (The) Quote

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