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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for July 31st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, July 31st:

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM - Free Report) : This provider of fresh, natural, and organic food products has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.8% over the last 60 days.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Price and Consensus

Sprouts Farmers' shares gained 5.6% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of 4.7%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Price

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (SSD - Free Report) : This designer and manufacturer of wood and concrete building construction products has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 23.6% over the last 60 days.

Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. Price and Consensus

Simpson Manufacturing’s shares gained 15.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. Price

Verona Pharma plc (VRNA - Free Report) : This clinical stage biopharmaceutical company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 62.2% over the last 60 days.

Verona Pharma PLC American Depositary Share Price and Consensus

Verona's shares gained 52.7% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Verona Pharma PLC American Depositary Share Price

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG - Free Report) : This automotive retailer has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 72.7% over the last 60 days.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Asbury Automotive's shares gained 31.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. Price

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Learn more about the Momentum score and how it is calculated here.

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