Back to top

Image: Bigstock

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for December 22nd

Read MoreHide Full Article

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, December 22nd:

Lakeland Industries, Inc. (LAKE - Free Report) : This manufacturer and seller of industrial protective clothing and accessories has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 24.3% over the last 60 days.

 

Lakeland Industries’ shares gained 20.9% over the last one month in contrast the S&P 500’s growth of 3.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

Trinseo S.A. (TSE - Free Report) : This manufacturer and marketer of synthetic rubber, latex binders, and plastic products has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

 

Trinseo S.A. Price and Consensus

Trinseo S.A. Price and Consensus

Trinseo S.A. price-consensus-chart | Trinseo S.A. Quote

 

Trinseo’s shares gained 32.5% over the last one month in contrast the S&P 500 declined 2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

Alerus Financial Corporation (ALRS - Free Report) : This provider of various financial services to businesses and consumers has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 35.2% over the last 60 days.

 

ALERUS FINL CP Price and Consensus

ALERUS FINL CP Price and Consensus

ALERUS FINL CP price-consensus-chart | ALERUS FINL CP Quote

 

Alerus Financial’s shares gained 13.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

BHP Group (BHP - Free Report) : This company that engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties; and mining of metals and energy coal has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.3% over the last 60 days.

 

BHP Group Limited Price and Consensus

BHP Group Limited Price and Consensus

BHP Group Limited price-consensus-chart | BHP Group Limited Quote

 

BHP Group’s shares gained 22.1% over the last one month. 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.

Biggest Tech Breakthrough in a Generation

Be among the early investors in the new type of device that experts say could impact society as much as the discovery of electricity. Current technology will soon be outdated and replaced by these new devices. In the process, it’s expected to create 22 million jobs and generate $12.3 trillion in activity.

A select few stocks could skyrocket the most as rollout accelerates for this new tech. Early investors could see gains similar to buying Microsoft in the 1990s. Zacks’ just-released special report reveals 8 stocks to watch. The report is only available for a limited time.

See 8 breakthrough stocks now>>