Back to top

Image: Shutterstock

Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for December 17th

Read MoreHide Full Article

Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, December 17th:

Hologic, Inc. (HOLX - Free Report) : This developer, manufacturer, and supplier of diagnostics products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 54.7% over the last 60 days.

 

Hologic, Inc. Price and Consensus

Hologic, Inc. Price and Consensus

Hologic, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Hologic, Inc. Quote

 

Hologic has a PEG ratio of 0.65 compared with 6.47 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

 

Hologic, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Hologic, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Hologic, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Hologic, Inc. Quote

 

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM - Free Report) : This healthy grocery store that provides fresh, natural, and organic food products which carries a Zacks Rank #1, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.1% over the last 60 days.

 

Sprouts Farmers Market has a PEG ratio of 0.94, compared with 2.29 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

 

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG - Free Report) : This automotive retailer which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.6% over the last 60 days.

 

Asbury Automotive has a PEG ratio of 0.62, compared with 1.21 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

 

Norbord Inc. (OSB - Free Report) : This manufacturer and seller of wood-based panels which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 29.7% over the last 60 days.

 

Norbord Inc. Price and Consensus

Norbord Inc. Price and Consensus

Norbord Inc. price-consensus-chart | Norbord Inc. Quote

 

Norbord has a PEG ratio of 0.29, compared with 1.03 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

 

Norbord Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Norbord Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Norbord Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Norbord Inc. Quote

 

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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

These Stocks Are Poised to Soar Past the Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has shifted consumer behavior dramatically, and a handful of high-tech companies have stepped up to keep America running. Right now, investors in these companies have a shot at serious profits. For example, Zoom jumped 108.5% in less than 4 months while most other stocks were sinking.

Our research shows that 5 cutting-edge stocks could skyrocket from the exponential increase in demand for “stay at home” technologies. This could be one of the biggest buying opportunities of this decade, especially for those who get in early.

See the 5 high-tech stocks now>>