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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 20th:

Acacia Communications, Inc. (ACIA - Free Report) : This developer and manufacturer of high-speed coherent optical interconnect productshas a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 51.5% over the last 60 days.

Acacia Communications, Inc. Price and Consensus

Acacia’s shares gained 10.7% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 1.5%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Acacia Communications, Inc. Price

LyondellBasellIndustries N.V. (LYB - Free Report) : This chemical company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 6.1% over the last 60 days.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Price and Consensus

LyondellBasell’s shares gained 5.1% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Price

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (JEF - Free Report) : This financial services company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 9.7% over the last 60 days.

Leucadia National Corporation Price and Consensus

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

Leucadia National Corporation Price

Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (SHEN - Free Report) : This telecom services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings jumping 34.2% over the last 60 days.

Shenandoah Telecommunications Co Price and Consensus

Shenandoah’s shares gained 18.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Shenandoah Telecommunications Co Price

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