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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for January 12th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, January 12th:

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM - Free Report) : This explorer and producer of crude oil and natural gas, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 27.3% over the last 60 days.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 7.43%, compared with the industry average of 1.34%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.85%.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

DCP Midstream, LP (DCP - Free Report) : This owner, operator and developer of midstream energy assets in the United States, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.3% over the last 60 days.

DCP Midstream Partners, LP Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 7.65%, compared with the industry average of 7.22%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.59%.

DCP Midstream Partners, LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SNP - Free Report) : This energy and chemical company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.88%, compared with the industry average of 5.10%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.99%.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

United Bankshares, Inc. (UBSI - Free Report) : This financial holding company, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.5% over the last 60 days.

United Bankshares, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.92%, compared with the industry average of 2.11%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.89%.

United Bankshares, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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