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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 2nd:

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM - Free Report) : This publicly owned investment manager has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9% over the last 60 days.

Artisan Partners Asset Management's shares gained 10.1% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (GSBC - Free Report) : This bank holding company for Great Southern Bank has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

Great Southern's shares gained 9% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 3.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS - Free Report) : This defense, intelligence, civil and health markets services and solutions provider has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Leidos' shares gained 14.5% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 3.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

LGI Homes, Inc. (LGIH - Free Report) : This constructor and marketer of new homes has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1% over the last 60 days.

LGI Homes' shares gained 13.3% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 3.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

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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