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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 21st:

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC - Free Report) : This oil and gas exploration company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 60.8% over the last 60 days.

Anadarko Petroleum’s shares gained 5.7% over the last one month higher than the S&P 500’s increase of 1.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

CM Finance Inc (CMFN - Free Report) : This investment company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 22.2% over the last 60 days.

CM Finance’s shares gained 7.5% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Attunity Ltd. (ATTU - Free Report) : This software company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 63.6% over the last 60 days.

Attunity’s shares gained 37.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW - Free Report) : This bank holding company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15% over the last 60 days.

First Financial Northwest’s shares gained 2.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

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Learn more about the Momentum score and how it is calculated here.

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