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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, May 19th:

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BTI - Free Report) : This tobacco company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.5% over the last 60 days.

British American Tobacco has a PEG ratio 1.76, compared with 1.94 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. (YUMC - Free Report) : This restaurant company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 4.4% over the last 60 days.

Yum China Holdings has a PEG ratio 1.93, compared with 2.04 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Chemours Company (CC - Free Report) : This chemical company, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 37.9% over the last 60 days.

Chemours has a PEG ratio 0.82, compared with 1.51 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM - Free Report) : This grocery store chain company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 2.3% over the last 60 days.

Sprouts Farmers Market has a PEG ratio 2.26, compared with 2.82 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the Growth score and how it is calculated here

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