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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for March 5th

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

BT Group plc (BT): This communications services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 7.1% over the last 60 days.

BT Group PLC Price and Consensus

BT Group PLC price-consensus-chart | BT Group PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.94%, compared with the industry average of 0.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.23%.

BT Group PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

BT Group PLC dividend-yield-ttm | BT Group PLC Quote

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP): This public utility holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.2% over the last 60 days.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Price and Consensus

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. price-consensus-chart | CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.16%, compared with the industry average of 3.34%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.19%.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Quote

Just Energy Group Inc. (JE): This renewable energy solutions provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Just Energy Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Just Energy Group, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Just Energy Group, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.35%, compared with the industry average of 2.86%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.68%.

Just Energy Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Just Energy Group, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Just Energy Group, Inc. Quote

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