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Top Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for September 5th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, September 5th:

Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM - Free Report) : This operator of dry cargo carriers has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 59.7% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 7.2%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 13.9%.

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL - Free Report) : This telecommunications company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 45.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 38.5%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 10%.

Franklin Street Properties Corp. (FSP - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.4% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 4.7%, compared with the industry average of 4.3%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 6.3%.

Avianca Holdings S.A. (AVH - Free Report) : This airline has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 company has a dividend yield of 4.7%, compared with the industry average of 0%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.6%.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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