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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 13th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 13th:

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM - Free Report) : This company that provides investment management services to pension and profit sharing plans, trusts and more has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 27.2% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.2%, compared with the industry average of 2.4%. Its five-year average dividend yield is nearly 8%.

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC - Free Report) : This finance company that engages in acquiring and managing mortgage-related assets has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.9% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.6%, compared with the industry average of 0.0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.2%.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR - Free Report) : This company that provides investment management and advisory services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 35.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.5%, compared with the industry average of 2.4%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.2%.

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