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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 16th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 16th:

The Meet Group, Inc. (MEET - Free Report) : This social media technology company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings surging 20% over the last 60 days.

Meet Group's shares gained 4% over the last one month higher than the S&P 500’s increase of 0.7%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Unity Biotechnology, Inc. (UBX - Free Report) : This preclinical biotechnology company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 2.5% over the last 60 days.

Unity Biotechnology's shares gained 3.8% over the last one month higher. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Avid Technology, Inc. (AVID - Free Report) : This software developer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings surging more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Avid Technology's shares gained 1.9% over the last one month higher. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Vical Incorporated (VICL - Free Report) : This developer of biopharmaceutical products has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 12% over the last 60 days.

Vical's shares gained 4% over the last one month higher. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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