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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, September 19th:

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT - Free Report) : This manufacturing equipment and software provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.9% over the last 60 days.

Applied Materials has a PEG ratio 0.86, compared with 1.20 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 4.7% over the last 60 days.

LogMein, Inc. Price and Consensus

LogMein, Inc. Price and Consensus | LogMein, Inc. Quote

LogMeIn has a PEG ratio 2.03, compared with 2.23 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI - Free Report) : This weight management services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.4% over the last 60 days.

NutriSystem Inc Price and Consensus

NutriSystem Inc Price and Consensus | NutriSystem Inc Quote

Nutrisystem has a PEG ratio 1.46, compared with 1.49 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

FormFactor, Inc. (FORM - Free Report) : This designer of probe cards and analytical probes, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 19.8% over the last 60 days.

FormFactor has a PEG ratio 0.94, compared with 9.63 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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