Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, January 31st:

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM): This agricultural commodities and products procurer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.00%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.67%.

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM): This financial products and services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.84%, compared with the industry average of 2.99%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.53%.

Evergy, Inc. (EVRG): This electricity supplier has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

Evergy Inc. Price and Consensus

Evergy Inc. Price and Consensus

Evergy Inc. price-consensus-chart | Evergy Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.35%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.19%.

Evergy Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Evergy Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Evergy Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Evergy Inc. Quote

Univest Financial Corporation (UVSP): This holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 3.39%, compared with the industry average of 1.70%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.51%.

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