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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 20th:

Medpace Holdings, Inc. (MEDP - Free Report) : This provider of scientifically-driven outsourced clinical development service has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 67.2% over the last 60 days.

Medpace Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus

Medpace's shares gained 20.2% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of 4.7%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Medpace Holdings, Inc. Price

United Rentals, Inc. (URI - Free Report) : This equipment rental company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 21.8% over the last 60 days.

United Rentals, Inc. Price and Consensus

United Rentals' shares gained 10.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

United Rentals, Inc. Price

Lifetime Brands, Inc. (LCUT - Free Report) : This designer and seller of branded kitchenware, tableware, and other related products has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 97.1% over the last 60 days.

Lifetime Brands, Inc. Price and Consensus

Lifetime Brands' shares gained 38.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Lifetime Brands, Inc. Price

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG - Free Report) : This retailer in the United States has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 51.3% over the last 60 days.

Big Lots, Inc. Price and Consensus

Big Lots' shares gained 35.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Big Lots, Inc. Price

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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

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