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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for August 15th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 15th:

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (AMP - Free Report) : This provider of financial products and 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 3.17%, compared with the industry average of 2.94%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.46%.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY - Free Report) : This specialty retailer of technology products, services, and solutions has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Best Buy Co., Inc. Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 2.99%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 2.61%.

Best Buy Co., Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC - Free Report) : This specialty finance company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Ares Capital Corporation Price and Consensus

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 8.96%, compared with the industry average of 8.90%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 9.45%.

Ares Capital Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

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