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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 27th

Zacks Equity Research
·3 min read

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 27th:

First American Financial Corporation (FAF): This provider of financial services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 25.1% over the last 60 days.

First American Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

First American Financial Corporation Price and Consensus
First American Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

First American Financial Corporation price-consensus-chart | First American Financial Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.38%, compared with the industry average of 1.33%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.02%.

First American Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

First American Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)
First American Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

First American Financial Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | First American Financial Corporation Quote

Eaton Vance Corp. (EV): This company that engages in the creation and management of investment funds has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.2% over the last 60 days.

Eaton Vance Corporation Price and Consensus

Eaton Vance Corporation Price and Consensus
Eaton Vance Corporation Price and Consensus

Eaton Vance Corporation price-consensus-chart | Eaton Vance Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.80%, compared with the industry average of 1.74%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.96%.

Eaton Vance Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Eaton Vance Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)
Eaton Vance Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Eaton Vance Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Eaton Vance Corporation Quote

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG): This designer and producer of engineered components and products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 55.7% over the last 60 days.

Leggett Platt, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Leggett  Platt, Incorporated Price and Consensus
Leggett Platt, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Leggett Platt, Incorporated price-consensus-chart | Leggett Platt, Incorporated Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 3.94%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.33%.

Leggett Platt, Incorporated Dividend Yield (TTM)

Leggett  Platt, Incorporated Dividend Yield (TTM)
Leggett Platt, Incorporated Dividend Yield (TTM)

Leggett Platt, Incorporated dividend-yield-ttm | Leggett Platt, Incorporated Quote

Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC): This provider of financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.5% over the last 60 days.

Manulife Financial Corp Price and Consensus

Manulife Financial Corp Price and Consensus
Manulife Financial Corp Price and Consensus

Manulife Financial Corp price-consensus-chart | Manulife Financial Corp Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.50%, compared with the industry average of 0.17%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.91%.

Manulife Financial Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Manulife Financial Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)
Manulife Financial Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Manulife Financial Corp dividend-yield-ttm | Manulife Financial Corp Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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