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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 22nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 22nd:

Avianca Holdings S.A. (AVH): This airline holding company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 50% over the last 60 days.

Avianca Holdings S.A. Price and Consensus

Avianca Holdings S.A. Price and Consensus

Avianca Holdings S.A. price-consensus-chart | Avianca Holdings S.A. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.6%.

Avianca Holdings S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Avianca Holdings S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Avianca Holdings S.A. dividend-yield-ttm | Avianca Holdings S.A. Quote

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. (NMM): This operator of dry cargo carriers has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Navios Maritime Partners LP Price and Consensus

Navios Maritime Partners LP Price and Consensus

Navios Maritime Partners LP price-consensus-chart | Navios Maritime Partners LP Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 7.5%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 13.9%.

Navios Maritime Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Navios Maritime Partners LP Dividend Yield (TTM)

Navios Maritime Partners LP dividend-yield-ttm | Navios Maritime Partners LP Quote

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL): This telecommunications company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 45.5% over the last 60 days.

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 33.8%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10%.

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. Quote

Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNH): This real estate investment trust company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.7% over the last 60 days.

Senior Housing Properties Trust Price and Consensus

Senior Housing Properties Trust Price and Consensus

Senior Housing Properties Trust price-consensus-chart | Senior Housing Properties Trust Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 7%, compared with the industry average of 4.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.6%.

Senior Housing Properties Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Senior Housing Properties Trust Dividend Yield (TTM)

Senior Housing Properties Trust dividend-yield-ttm | Senior Housing Properties Trust Quote

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