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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 27th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 27th:

First American Financial Corporation (FAF - Free Report) : 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

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)

Eaton Vance Corp. (EV - Free Report) : 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

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)

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG - Free Report) : 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

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)

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 11.5% over the last 60 days.

Manulife Financial Corp Price and Consensus

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)

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