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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 1st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 1st:

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (DPLO - Free Report) : This independent specialty pharmacy operator has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.2% over the last 60 days.

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. Price and Consensus

Diplomat Pharmacy’s shares gained 34.5% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 5.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. Price

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. (USAP - Free Report) : This manufacturer of specialty steel products has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 37.5% over the last 60 days.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. Price and Consensus

Universal Stainless’ shares gained 20.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. Price

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH - Free Report) : This diversified health company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 15.5% over the last 60 days.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Price and Consensus

UnitedHealth’s shares gained 7.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Price

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 Price and Consensus

InterContinental’s shares gained 6.7% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Intercontinental Hotels Group Price

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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