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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 9th:

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD - Free Report) : This atmospheric gases and specialty gases provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.61%, compared with the industry average of 1.04%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.56%.

Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS - Free Report) : This financial services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.65%, compared with the industry average of 2.47%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.1%.

Cummins Inc. (CMI - Free Report) : This designer of diesel and natural gas engineshas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.4% over the last 60 days.

Cummins Inc. Price and Consensus

Cummins Inc. Price and Consensus | Cummins Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.57%, compared with the industry average of 0.68%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.48%.

Cummins Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Cummins Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM) | Cummins Inc. Quote

Flushing Financial Corporation (FFIC - Free Report) : This bank holding companyhas witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.8% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.51%, compared with the industry average of 1.68%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.01%.

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