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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, May 23rd:

Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN - Free Report) : This waste services company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.7% over the last 60 days.

Waste Connections has a PEG ratio 1.90, compared with 1.91 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Telecom Argentina S.A. (TEO - Free Report) : This telephone service provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Telecom Argentina has a PEG ratio 1.64, compared with 2.14 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Anixter International Inc. (AXE - Free Report) : This electronics company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.9% over the last 60 days.

Anixter International has a PEG ratio 1.44, compared with 1.58 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (CX - Free Report) : This cement company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 45.2% over the last 60 days.

CEMEX has a PEG ratio 0.79, compared with 1.19 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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