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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 27th

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-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 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-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 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-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 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-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 Quote

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