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Zacks #1 Rank Additions

Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, March 21st:

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI - Free Report) : This manufacturer and designer of optical devices has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings climbing 76.4% over the last 60 days.

Applied Optoelectronics’ shares soared 35% over the past one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Broadcom Ltd (AVGO - Free Report) : This developer and global supplier of a range of semiconductor devices has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 6.7% over the last 60 days.

Broadcom Limited Price and Consensus

 

Broadcom Limited Price and Consensus | Broadcom Limited Quote

Broadcom’s shares gained 5.2% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP - Free Report) : This global natural resources company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 35.3% over the last 60 days.

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus

 

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus | BHP Billiton Limited Quote

BHP Billiton’s shares gained 23.8% over the last six months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc (FRSH - Free Report) : This franchisor and operator of the Take 'N' Bake pizza chain has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 100% over the last 60 days.

Papa Murphy’s shares gained 5% in the last five trading days. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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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