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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 19th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 19th:

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 more than 100% 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 42.5% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of 3.4%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

Salem Media Group, Inc. (SALM - Free Report) : This multimedia company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

 

Salem Media’s shares gained 19.1% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

 

Preferred Apartment Communities, Inc. (APTS - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 17.7% over the last 60 days.

 

Preferred Apartment’s shares gained 15.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

 

Century Communities, Inc. (CCS - Free Report) : This home building and construction company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 18% over the last 60 days.

 

Century Communities’ shares gained 13.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

 

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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

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