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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, October 17th:

Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ - Free Report) : This global beverage alcohol company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Constellation Brands’ shares gained 3.5% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 2.3%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Analogic Corporation (ALOG - Free Report) : This manufacturer and seller of medical imaging systems has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.7% over the last 60 days.

Analogic’s shares gained 5.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT - Free Report) : This manufacturer of construction and mining equipment has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.8% over the last 60 days.

Caterpillar’s shares gained 8.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL - Free Report) : This bank holding company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.3% over the last 60 days.

Western Alliance Bancorporation’s shares gained 12% 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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