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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 4th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 4th:

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC - Free Report) : This major chicken company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.4% over the last 60 days.

Pilgrim's Pride’s shares gained 30.3% over the last three months higher than S&P 500’s gains of 4%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH - Free Report) : This diversified health companyhas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.1% over the last 60 days.

UnitedHealth Group’s shares gained 6.6% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT - Free Report) : This manufacturer of construction and mining equipmenthas a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 31.9% over the last 60 days.

Caterpillar’s shares gained 8.8% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO - Free Report) : This process control metrology and inspection systems provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.5% over the last 60 days.

Nanometrics’ shares gained 4.5% 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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