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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 8th:

Sony Corporation (SNE - Free Report) : The electronics company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.7% over the last 60 days.

Sony Corp Ord Price and Consensus

Sony Corp Ord Price and Consensus | Sony Corp Ord Quote

Sony’s shares gained 8.3% over the last three months higher than S&P 500’s gains of 4.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (SIGI - Free Report) : This insurance provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5% over the last 60 days.

Selective Insurance Group’s shares gained 16.3% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (MTD - Free Report) : This manufacturer of precision instrumentshas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.9% over the last 60 days.

Mettler-Toledo International’s shares gained 17.5% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Boise Cascade Company(BCC - Free Report) : This wood products manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 18.9% over the last 60 days.

Boise Cascade’s shares gained 17.2% 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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