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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for April 18th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, April 18th:

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ - Free Report) : This international beverage alcohol companyhas a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessedthe Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.1% over the last 60 days.

Constellation Brands’ shares gained 10.7% over the last three months higher than S&P 500’s gains of 3.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Geron Corporation (GERN - Free Report) : This biopharmaceutical companyhas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 9.1% over the last 60 days.

Geron’s shares gained 17.2% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Fortive Corporation (FTV - Free Report) : This industrial companyhas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Fortive’s shares gained 11.7% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Banco Santander, S.A. (SAN - Free Report) : This financial services company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.2% over the last 60 days.

Banco Santander’s shares gained 10.1% over the last three months. 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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