Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, August 29th:

BG Staffing, Inc. (BGSF): This temporary staffing services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 20% over the last 60 days.

BG Staffing Inc Price and Consensus

BG Staffing Inc Price and Consensus

BG Staffing Inc price-consensus-chart | BG Staffing Inc Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 4.34%, compared with the industry average of 0.87%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.94%.

BG Staffing Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

BG Staffing Inc Dividend Yield (TTM)

BG Staffing Inc dividend-yield-ttm | BG Staffing Inc Quote

WPP plc (WPP): This communications services provider has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.3% over the last 60 days.

WPP PLC Price and Consensus

WPP PLC Price and Consensus

WPP PLC price-consensus-chart | WPP PLC Quote

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 5.87%, compared with the industry average of 0.00%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 3.28%.

WPP PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

WPP PLC Dividend Yield (TTM)

WPP PLC dividend-yield-ttm | WPP PLC Quote

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE): This utilities company has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 2.5% over the last 60 days.

This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company has a dividend yield of 3.91%, compared with the industry average of 3.26%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.57%.

FirstEnergy Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

FirstEnergy Corporation Dividend Yield (TTM)

FirstEnergy Corporation dividend-yield-ttm | FirstEnergy Corporation Quote

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