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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 18th

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

DMC Global Inc. (BOOM - Free Report) : This technical product and process businesses operator, which carries a Zacks #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 56.2% over the last 60 days.

DMC Global has a PEG ratio 0.93, compared with 1.02 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

DMC Global Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

DMC Global Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

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EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME - Free Report) : This electrical and mechanical construction and facilities services provider, carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

EMCOR has a PEG ratio 0.98, compared with 1.07 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE - Free Report) : This education services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Grand Canyon Education has a PEG ratio 1.47, compared with 2.48 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (PRAH - Free Report) : This contract 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 1.25, compared with 3.21 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

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