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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 21st:

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (HEP - Free Report) : This owner and operator of petroleum product and crude pipelines, storage tanks, distribution terminals, loading rack facilities, and refinery processing unitshas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 37.2% over the last 60 days.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.97%, compared with the industry average of 6.99%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.77%.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC - Free Report) : This provider of financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.3% over the last 60 days.

Manulife Financial Corp Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.58%, compared with the industry average of 0.16%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.91%.

Manulife Financial Corp Dividend Yield (TTM)

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN - Free Report) : This manufacturer and seller of semiconductors has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 26.6% over the last 60 days.

Texas Instruments Incorporated Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 2.60%, compared with the industry average of 0.39%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.64%.

Texas Instruments Incorporated Dividend Yield (TTM)

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR - Free Report) : This provider of investment management and advisory services 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

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.45%, compared with the industry average of 2.29%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.17%.

Waddell Reed Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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