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Best Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 9th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 9th:

AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (AMN - Free Report) : This healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.3% over the last 60 days.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc Price and Consensus

AMN’s shares gained 30.5% over the last three months compared with the S&P 500’s advance of 3.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

AMN Healthcare Services Inc Price

First Busey Corporation (BUSE - Free Report) : This bank holding company for Busey Bank has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.9% over the last 60 days.

First Busey Corporation Price and Consensus

First Busey’s shares gained 6.3% over the last three months compared with the S&P 500’s advance of 3.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

First Busey Corporation Price

Now Inc. (DNOW - Free Report) : This distributor of downstream energy and industrial products for petroleum refining, chemical processing, LNG terminals, power generation utilities, and industrial manufacturing operations has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 18.3% over the last 60 days.

NOW Inc. Price and Consensus

Now’s shares gained 10.3% over the last three months compared with the S&P 500’s advance of 3.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

NOW Inc. Price

 

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