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Best Growth Stocks to Buy for May 18th

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Here are three stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, May 18th:

Avnet, Inc. (AVT - Free Report) : This technology solutions company carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 20.5% over the last 60 days.

Avnet, Inc. Price and Consensus

Avnet has a PEG ratio of 0.19 compared with 0.54 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Avnet, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Imperial Oil Limited (IMO - Free Report) : This explorer and producer of crude oil and natural gas carries a Zacks Rank #1, and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 30% over the last 60 days.

Imperial Oil Limited Price and Consensus

Imperial Oil has a PEG ratio of 0.25 compared with 0.48 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Imperial Oil Limited PEG Ratio (TTM)

Westlake Corporation (WLK - Free Report) : This manufacturer of petrochemicals, polymers, and building products carries a Zacks Rank #1, and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.5% over the last 60 days.

Westlake Corp. Price and Consensus

Westlake has a PEG ratio of 0.22 compared with 0.31 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Westlake Corp. PEG Ratio (TTM)

 

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