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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, May 2nd:

The Western Union Company (WU - Free Report) : This money movement and payment services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.51%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.03%.

South Jersey Industries Inc (SJI - Free Report) : This energy services holding companyhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.93%, compared with the industry average of 2.63%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.63%.

Orange SA (ORAN - Free Report) : This telecommunications operatorhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 3.3% over the last 60 days.

Orange Price and Consensus

Orange Price and Consensus | Orange Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.74%, compared with the industry average of 1.83%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.79%.

Orange Dividend Yield (TTM)

Orange Dividend Yield (TTM) | Orange Quote

First American Financial Corp (FAF - Free Report) : This financial services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.2% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.18%, compared with the industry average of 1.45%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.49%.

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