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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for October 22nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, October 22nd:

The Southern Company (SO - Free Report) : This distributor of electricity has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 1% over the last 60 days.

Southern's shares gained 2.8% over the last one month in contrast to the S&P 500’s decrease of 5.2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Dominion Energy, Inc. (D - Free Report) : This transporter of energy has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 2.5% over the last 60 days.

Dominion Energy's shares gained 4.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Ameren Corporation (AEE - Free Report) : This public utility holding company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 1.9% over the last 60 days.

Ameren's shares gained 3.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

FirstEnergy Corp. (FE - Free Report) : This distributor of electricity has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.6% over the last 60 days.

FirstEnergy's shares gained 5.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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