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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for February 5th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, February 5th:

Portland General Electric Company (POR): This integrated electric utility company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Portland General Electric Company Price and Consensus

Portland General Electric Company Price and Consensus

Portland General Electric Company price-consensus-chart | Portland General Electric Company Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.03%, compared with the industry average of 2.99%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.13%.

Portland General Electric Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

Portland General Electric Company Dividend Yield (TTM)

Portland General Electric Company dividend-yield-ttm | Portland General Electric Company Quote

Ready Capital Corporation (RC): This  real estate finance company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.7% over the last 60 days.

Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus

Ready Capital Corp Price and Consensus

Ready Capital Corp price-consensus-chart | Ready Capital Corp Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 10.10%, compared with the industry average of 8.11%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.06%.

Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ready Capital Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ready Capital Corp dividend-yield-ttm | Ready Capital Corp Quote

Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT): This savings and loan holding company for Oritani Bankhas witnessed 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 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.90%, compared with the industry average of 1.72%. 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

Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC): This marketing, advertising and communications services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.5% over the last 60 days.

Omnicom Group Inc. Price and Consensus

Omnicom Group Inc. Price and Consensus

Omnicom Group Inc. price-consensus-chart | Omnicom Group Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.08%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.79%.

Omnicom Group Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Omnicom Group Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Omnicom Group Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Omnicom Group Inc. Quote

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