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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for February 7th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, February 7th:

AGNC Investment Corp. (AGNC - Free Report) : This company invests in residential mortgage pass-through securities and collateralized mortgage obligations has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings 8.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of nearly 10%, compared with the industry average of 8.2%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.8%.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM - Free Report) : This investment management company provides its services to pension and profit-sharing plans, trusts, endowments, foundations, charitable organizations and others has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 7.2%, compared with the industry average of 2.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.6%.

AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (AB - Free Report) : This investment management company that provides research services to investment companies, pension and profit sharing plans, banks and thrift institutions and many more has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.3% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 7.3%, compared with the industry average of 2.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 8.3%.

Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV - Free Report) : This business development company specializing in middle market companies has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.3% over the last 60 days.        

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 10.5%, compared with the industry average of 8.5%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 11.5%.

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