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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 17th

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

GreenSky, Inc. (GSKY - Free Report) : This technology company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 82.4% over the last 60 days.

 

GreenSky, Inc. Price and Consensus

GreenSky, Inc. Price and Consensus

GreenSky, Inc. price-consensus-chart | GreenSky, Inc. Quote

 

GreenSky’s shares gained 41.4% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of 5.3%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

Saia, Inc. (SAIA - Free Report) : This leading multi-regional less-than-truckload carrier has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.6% over the last 60 days.

 

Saia, Inc. Price and Consensus

Saia, Inc. Price and Consensus

Saia, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Saia, Inc. Quote

 

Saia’s shares gained 27.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

Textainer Group Holdings Limited (TGH - Free Report) : This company that through its subsidiaries, purchases, owns, manages, leases, and disposes a fleet of intermodal containers has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.1% over the last 60 days.

 

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

 

Steven Madden, Ltd. (SHOO - Free Report) : This company that designs, sources and markets fashion-forward footwear and accessories for women, men and children has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 23.8% over the last 60 days.

 

Steven Madden’s shares gained 6.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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