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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, October 4th:

Performance Food Group Company (PFGC - Free Report) : This distributor of food and food-related products, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.7% over the last 60 days.

Performance Food Group has a PEG ratio 1.95, compared with 2.75 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG - Free Report) : This discount retailer, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1% over the last 60 days.

Big Lots has a PEG ratio 0.91, compared with 1.42 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Big Lots, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Big Lots, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Big Lots, Inc. Quote

KB Home (KBH - Free Report) : This homebuilding company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

KB Home Price and Consensus

KB Home price-consensus-chart | KB Home Quote

KB Home has a PEG ratio 0.74, compared with 1.08 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

KB Home PEG Ratio (TTM)

KB Home peg-ratio-ttm | KB Home Quote

Five Below, Inc. (FIVE - Free Report) : This specialty value retailer, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.8% over the last 60 days.

Five Below has a PEG ratio 1.17, compared with 1.53 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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