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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 8th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, January 8th:

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG - Free Report) : This owner, franchiser and leaser of hotels has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.9% over the last 60 days.

InterContinental Hotels Group’s shares gained 7.3% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 4%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI - Free Report) : This operator of full-service restaurants has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.7% over the last 60 days.

Darden Restaurants’ shares gained 16.5% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (MLCO - Free Report) : This operator of casino gaming facilitieshas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.2% over the last 60 days.

Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s shares gained 7.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Methanex Corporation (MEOH - Free Report) : This supplier of methanol has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 6.7% over the last 60 days.

Methanex’s shares gained 19% 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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