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Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 17th:

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 19.1% in the last three months. 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 23.7% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE - Free Report) : The options exchange operator has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.4% over the last 60 days.

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus

 

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus | CBOE Holdings, Inc. Quote

CBOE Holdings’ shares gained 4.4% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV - Free Report) : 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 52.9% over the last one year period. 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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