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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for October 5th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, October 5th:

BGC Partners, Inc. : This brokerage company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 8.1% over the last 60 days.

BGC Partners' shares gained 17.9% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 2.5%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Thor Industries, Inc. (THO - Free Report) : This seller of recreational vehicles has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.5% over the last 60 days.

Thor Industries' shares gained 15.5% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Stifel Financial Corp. (SF - Free Report) : This bank holding company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.9% over the last 60 days.

Stifel Financial's shares gained 10.2% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Progress Software Corporation (PRGS - Free Report) : This software solutions provider has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.1% over the last 60 days.

Progress Software's shares gained 18.9% 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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