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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, April 17th:

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL - Free Report) : This manufacturer of skin care, fragrance, makeup, and hair care products, which carries a Zacks #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Estée Lauder has a PEG ratio 2.60, compared with 2.86 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Career Education Corporation (CECO - Free Report) : This operator of colleges, institutions and universities, carries a Zacks Rank #1, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.5% over the last 60 days.

Career Education has a PEG ratio 1.23, compared with 2.47 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (CHD - Free Report) : Thisspecialty, household and personal care products manufacturer, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Church & Dwight has a PEG ratio 3.55, compared with 3.89 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW - Free Report) : This producer and seller of value-added frozen potato products, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.6% over the last 60 days.

Lamb Weston has a PEG ratio 1.76, compared with 2.59 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

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