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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 28th

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 28th:

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-consensus-chart | Ellington Financial LLC Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.5%, 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 Quote

 

Fidus Investment Corporation (FDUS): This business development company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.2% over the last 60 days.

Fidus Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Fidus Investment Corporation Price and Consensus

Fidus Investment Corporation price-consensus-chart | Fidus Investment Corporation Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 11.6%, compared with the industry average of 10.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10.9%.

Fidus Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Fidus Investment Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

Fidus Investment Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | Fidus Investment Corporation Quote

 

Rio Tinto Group (RIO): This company that engages in finding, mining, and processing mineral resources has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 24.5% over the last 60 days.

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

Rio Tinto PLC Price and Consensus

Rio Tinto PLC price-consensus-chart | Rio Tinto PLC Quote

 

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 5.1%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.5%.

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

Rio Tinto PLC dividend-yield-ttm | Rio Tinto PLC Quote

 

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR): This investment management and advisory service provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 35.3% 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 #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.4%, compared with the industry average of 1.7%. 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. Quote

 

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