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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 14th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 14th:

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB - Free Report) : This investment management firm has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.17%, compared with the industry average of 2.94%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.2%.

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Amgen (AMGN - Free Report) : This developer and manufacturer of innovative human therapeutics has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.4% over the last 60 days.

Amgen Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.81%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.47%.

Amgen Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM - Free Report) : This global investment management firm has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.1% over the last 60 days.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.04%, compared with the industry average of 2.94%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.17%.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP - Free Report) : This provider of financial advisory and asset management services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1% over the last 60 days.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.01%, compared with the industry average of 2.94%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.46%.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

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