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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for February 7th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, February 7th:

Telstra Corporation Limited (TLSYY): This principal Australian telecommunications companyhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 3.3% over the last 60 days.

Telstra Corp. Price and Consensus

Telstra Corp. Price and Consensus | Telstra Corp. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.82%, compared with the industry average of 0.94%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.8%.

Telstra Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Telstra Corp. Dividend Yield (TTM) | Telstra Corp. Quote

Unilever PLC (UL): This manufacturer of branded and packaged consumer goods has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.3% over the last 60 days.

Unilever PLC Price and Consensus

Unilever PLC Price and Consensus | Unilever PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.40%, compared with the industry average of 2.25%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.33%.

Unilever PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Unilever PLC Dividend Yield (TTM) | Unilever PLC Quote

W. P. Carey Inc. (WPC): This real estate investment trusthas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

W.P. Carey Inc. Price and Consensus

W.P. Carey Inc. Price and Consensus | W.P. Carey Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.36%, compared with the industry average of 4.27%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.6%.

W.P. Carey Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

W.P. Carey Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | W.P. Carey Inc. Quote

Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL): This electricity generation, transmission and distribution company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Xcel Energy Inc. Price and Consensus

Xcel Energy Inc. Price and Consensus | Xcel Energy Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.28%, compared with the industry average of 3.23%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.67%.

Xcel Energy Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Xcel Energy Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | Xcel Energy Inc. Quote

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