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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for September 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, September 2nd:

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (WDR - Free Report) : This investment management and advisory services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 24.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 6.4%, compared with the industry average of 1.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.2%.

Compass Diversified (CODI - Free Report) : This private equity firm specializing in add on acquisitions, buyouts, industry consolidation has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 20.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.2%, compared with the industry average of 3.9%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.5%.

Compass Diversified Dividend Yield (TTM)

Compass Diversified Holdings Dividend Yield (TTM)

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Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM - Free Report) : This investment management company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 27.23% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 6.8%, compared with the industry average of 1.6%. Its five-year average dividend yield is nearly 8%.

Ellington Financial Inc. (EFC - Free Report) : 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.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 8.7%, 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)

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