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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for September 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, September 2nd:

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR): This investment management and advisory services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 24.3% over the last 60 days.

Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

Waddell  Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus
Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

 

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.4%, compared with the industry average of 1.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.2%.

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

 

Compass Diversified (CODI): This private equity firm specializing in add on acquisitions, buyouts, industry consolidation has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 20.7% over the last 60 days.

Compass Diversified Price and Consensus

Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus
Compass Diversified Holdings Price and Consensus

Compass Diversified price-consensus-chart | Compass Diversified Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.2%, compared with the industry average of 3.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.5%.

Compass Diversified Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)
Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified dividend-yield-ttm | Compass Diversified Quote

 

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM): This investment management company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 27.23% 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 and Consensus

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

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.8%, compared with the industry average of 1.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is nearly 8%.

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

 

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC): This company that acquires and manages residential mortgage-backed securities has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.5% over the last 60 days.

Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus
Ellington Financial LLC Price and Consensus

Ellington Financial LLC price-consensus-chart | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.7%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.2%.

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)
Ellington Financial LLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ellington Financial LLC dividend-yield-ttm | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

 

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