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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, August 16th:

Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY - Free Report) : This distributor of party supplies, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

Party City Holdco has a PEG ratio 0.97, compared with 1.47 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS - Free Report) : This distributor of anti-aging personal care products, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.9% over the last 60 days.

Nu Skin Enterprises has a PEG ratio 1.91, compared with 2.69 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM - Free Report) : This cloud-based services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 9.8% over the last 60 days.

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LogMeIn has a PEG ratio 2.12, compared with 2.18 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI - Free Report) : This fiber-optic networking products seller, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15.2% over the last 60 days.

Applied Optoelectronics has a PEG ratio 0.73, compared with 10.17 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

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