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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for September 11th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, September 11th:

Vector Group Ltd. (VGR): This cigarettes manufacturer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 54.1% over the last 60 days.

Vector Group Ltd. Price and Consensus

Vector Group Ltd. Price and Consensus

Vector Group Ltd. price-consensus-chart | Vector Group Ltd. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 12.4%, compared with the industry average of 5.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.6%.

Vector Group Ltd. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Vector Group Ltd. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Vector Group Ltd. dividend-yield-ttm | Vector Group Ltd. Quote

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM): This investment management company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Price and Consensus

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Price and Consensus

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. price-consensus-chart | Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.4%, compared with the industry average of 2.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.2%.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Quote

Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK): This financial services company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

Westpac Banking Corporation Price and Consensus

Westpac Banking Corporation Price and Consensus

Westpac Banking Corporation price-consensus-chart | Westpac Banking Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 6.4%, compared with the industry average of 3.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.1%.

Westpac Banking Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Westpac Banking Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Westpac Banking Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Westpac Banking Corporation Quote

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR): This investment management services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.3% over the last 60 days.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 5.6%, compared with the industry average of 2.8%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.5%.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. Quote

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