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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 9th

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 9th:

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD): This atmospheric gases and specialty gases provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.5% over the last 60 days.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Price and Consensus

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Price and Consensus | Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.61%, compared with the industry average of 1.04%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.56%.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Quote

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS): This financial services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.5% over the last 60 days.

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Price and Consensus

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Price and Consensus | Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.65%, compared with the industry average of 2.47%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.1%.

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Dividend Yield (TTM) | Bank of Nova Scotia (The) Quote

Cummins Inc. (CMI): This designer of diesel and natural gas engineshas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.4% over the last 60 days.

Cummins Inc. Price and Consensus

Cummins Inc. Price and Consensus | Cummins Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.57%, compared with the industry average of 0.68%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.48%.

Cummins Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Cummins Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | Cummins Inc. Quote

Flushing Financial Corporation (FFIC): This bank holding companyhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.8% over the last 60 days.

Flushing Financial Corporation Price and Consensus

Flushing Financial Corporation Price and Consensus | Flushing Financial Corporation Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.51%, compared with the industry average of 1.68%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.01%.

Flushing Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Flushing Financial Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM) | Flushing Financial Corporation Quote

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