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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for August 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, August 21st:

Patrick Industries, Inc. (PATK - Free Report) : This distributor of building products, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 5.3% over the last 60 days.

Patrick Industries, Inc. Price and Consensus

Patrick Industries has a PEG ratio of 0.97, compared with 1.05 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Patrick Industries, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS - Free Report) : This electronic design automation software provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 3.7% over the last 60 days.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Price and Consensus

Cadence Design has a PEG ratio 2.23, compared with 12.95 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST - Free Report) : This internet performance marketing company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 12.3% over the last 60 days.

QuinStreet, Inc. Price and Consensus

QuinStreet has a PEG ratio of 0.88, compared with 1.29 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

QuinStreet, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH - Free Report) : This diversified health care company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 60 days.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Price and Consensus

UnitedHealth has a PEG ratio of 1.56, compared with 1.99 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated PEG Ratio (TTM)

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