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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 20th:

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CHDN - Free Report) : This gaming, racing and online entertainment company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.3% over the last 60 days.

Churchill Downs’ shares gained 7.7% over the last one month against the S&P 500’s rise of 5.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Hubbell Incorporated (HUBB - Free Report) : This manufacturer and marketer of electrical and electronic products has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.9% over the last 60 days.

Hubbell Inc Price and Consensus

Hubbell Inc Price and Consensus

Hubbell Inc price-consensus-chart | Hubbell Inc Quote

Hubbell’s shares gained 13.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Scoreof B.

Forterra, Inc. (FRTA - Free Report) : This drainage pipes and products manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.8% over the last 60 days.

Forterra’s shares gained 25.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Scoreof A.

United Technologies Corporation (UTX - Free Report) : This technology products and services provider to aerospace industry has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

United Technologies’ shares gained 15.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Scoreof A.

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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