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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 15th

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Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 15th:

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. BGFV): This sporting goods retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings surging 5% over the last 60 days.

Big 5 Sporting Goods’ shares rose about 4.5% over the past six months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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 20.6% in the last five trading days. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

CAI International, Inc. (CAI - Free Report) : This transportation finance and logistics company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 26.6% over the last 60 days.

CAI International’s shares gained 32.7% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT - Free Report) : This manufacturer of construction and mining equipment has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 31.9% over the last 60 days

Caterpillar, Inc. Price and Consensus

 

Caterpillar, Inc. Price and Consensus | Caterpillar, Inc. Quote

Caterpillar's shares gained 6.9% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

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