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Best Income Stocks to Buy for December 27th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong income characteristics for investors to consider today, December 27th:

Gerdau S.A. GGB: This company that provides steel products and services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.8% over the last 60 days.

Gerdau S.A. Price and Consensus

Gerdau S.A. Price and Consensus
Gerdau S.A. Price and Consensus

Gerdau S.A. price-consensus-chart | Gerdau S.A. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) company has a dividend yield of 21.75%, compared with the industry average of 0.80%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 1.41%.

Gerdau S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Gerdau S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Gerdau S.A. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Gerdau S.A. dividend-yield-ttm | Gerdau S.A. Quote

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. APTS: This real estate investment trust engaged primarily in the ownership and operation of Class A multifamily properties has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.2% over the last 60 days.

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Price and Consensus

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Price and Consensus
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Price and Consensus

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.25%, compared with the industry average of 2.60%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 7.51%.

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. Quote

Simon Property Group, Inc. SPG: This reit engaged in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 6% over the last 60 days.

Simon Property Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Simon Property Group, Inc. Price and Consensus
Simon Property Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Simon Property Group, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Simon Property Group, Inc. Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.25%, compared with the industry average of 3.50%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 5.54%.

Simon Property Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Simon Property Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)
Simon Property Group, Inc. Dividend Yield (TTM)

Simon Property Group, Inc. dividend-yield-ttm | Simon Property Group, Inc. Quote

The Bank of Nova Scotia BNS: This company that provides various banking products and services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.1% over the last 60 days.

The Bank of Nova Scotia Price and Consensus

Bank of Nova Scotia The Price and Consensus
Bank of Nova Scotia The Price and Consensus

The Bank of Nova Scotia price-consensus-chart | The Bank of Nova Scotia Quote

This Zacks Rank #1 company has a dividend yield of 4.06%, compared with the industry average of 2.86%. Its five-year average dividend yield is 4.70%.

The Bank of Nova Scotia Dividend Yield (TTM)

Bank of Nova Scotia The Dividend Yield (TTM)
Bank of Nova Scotia The Dividend Yield (TTM)

The Bank of Nova Scotia dividend-yield-ttm | The Bank of Nova Scotia Quote

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