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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 17th

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

Vista Outdoor Inc. (VSTO - Free Report) : This designer, manufacturer, and marketer of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreation markets has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 22.9% over the last 60 days.

 

Vista Outdoor’s shares gained 12.1% over the last one month compared with the S&P 500’s growth of 0.3%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

 

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. (BOOT - Free Report) : This lifestyle retail chain has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.1% over the last 60 days.

 

Boot Barn’s shares gained 15.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

 

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL - Free Report) : This professional services company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.2% over the last 60 days.

 

Jones Lang LaSalle’s shares gained 11.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

 

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (AAWW - Free Report) : This outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services provider has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 55.9% over the last 60 days.

 

Atlas Air’s shares gained 10% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

 

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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