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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, December 13th:

KBR, Inc. (KBR - Free Report) : This professional services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.5% over the last 60 days.

KBR, Inc. Price and Consensus

KBR, Inc. Price and Consensus

KBR, Inc. price-consensus-chart | KBR, Inc. Quote

KBR has a PEG ratio 1.44, compared with 2.32 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

KBR, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

KBR, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

KBR, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | KBR, Inc. Quote

Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. (BECN - Free Report) : This distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 17.1% over the last 60 days.

Beacon Roofing Supply has a PEG ratio 0.80, compared with 0.96 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR - Free Report) : This software-driven networking solutions provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.3% over the last 60 days.

Extreme Networks has a PEG ratio 1.01, compared with 1.74 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

PetMed Express, Inc. (PETS - Free Report) : This operator of a pet pharmacy, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 17.6% over the last 60 days.

PetMed Express has a PEG ratio 2.58, compared with 4.29 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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