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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 7th:

Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT - Free Report) : This pharmaceutical company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 38.5% over the last 60 days.

Corcept Therapeutics' shares gained 20.5% over the last one month higher than S&P 500’s gains of 2.8%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Changyou.com Limited (CYOU - Free Report) : This operator of online gameshas a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15.9% over the last 60 days.

Changyou.com 's shares gained 13.2% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD - Free Report) : This healthcare company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 8.5% over the last 60 days.

Gilead Sciences' shares gained 5.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH - Free Report) : This homebuilding company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.2% over the last 60 days.

Beazer Homes USA's shares gained 16.7% 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.

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