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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for February 20th

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

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC (OAK): This global investment management firm has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4% over the last 60 days.

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Price and Consensus

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Price and Consensus

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC price-consensus-chart | Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 7.2%, compared with the industry average of 3.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.9%.

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Oaktree Capital Group, LLC dividend-yield-ttm | Oaktree Capital Group, LLC Quote

National Grid plc (NGG): This distributor of electricity and natural gas has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.3% over the last 60 days.

National Grid Transco, PLC Price and Consensus

National Grid Transco, PLC Price and Consensus

National Grid Transco, PLC price-consensus-chart | National Grid Transco, PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.8%, compared with the industry average of 2.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.6%.

National Grid Transco, PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

National Grid Transco, PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

National Grid Transco, PLC dividend-yield-ttm | National Grid Transco, PLC Quote

Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED): This company that engages in regulated gas, electric and steam delivery businesses has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.2% over the last 60 days.

Consolidated Edison Inc Price and Consensus

Consolidated Edison Inc Price and Consensus

Consolidated Edison Inc price-consensus-chart | Consolidated Edison Inc Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.8%, compared with the industry average of 2.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.8%.

Consolidated Edison Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Consolidated Edison Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

Consolidated Edison Inc dividend-yield-ttm | Consolidated Edison Inc Quote

China Mobile Limited (CHL): This investment holding company that provides mobile telecommunications and related services haswitnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.7% over the last 60 days.

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. Price and Consensus

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. Price and Consensus

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. price-consensus-chart | China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 4%, compared with the industry average of 2.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.3%.

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. Dividend Yield (TTM)

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. Dividend Yield (TTM)

China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. dividend-yield-ttm | China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. Quote

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