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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, April 2nd:

The Boeing Company (BA - Free Report) : This manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft etc, which carries a Zacks #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5% over the last 60 days.

Boeing has a PEG ratio 1.50, compared with 1.80 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (CRL - Free Report) : This early-stage contract research company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.9% over the last 60 days.

Charles River Laboratories International has a PEG ratio 1.87, compared with 3.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (PRAH - Free Report) : Thiscontract research organization, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

PRA Health Sciences has a PEG ratio 1.47, compared with 3.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG - Free Report) : This government-sponsored managed care services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

WellCare Health Plans has a PEG ratio 1.27, compared with 1.53 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

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