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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 17th:

Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT - Free Report) : This manufacturer of camping, diving, watercraft, and marine electronics products has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.2% over the last 60 days.

Johnson Outdoors’ shares gained 13.3% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s decline of 1%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Marine Products Corporation (MPX - Free Report) : This recreational fiberglass powerboats manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.6% over the last 60 days.

Marine Products’ shares gained 4.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP - Free Report) : This food and beverage company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.2% over the last 60 days.

PepsiCo's shares gained 2.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Helen of Troy Limited (HELE - Free Report) : This consumer products developer has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.9% over the last 60 days.

Helen of Troy's shares gained 18.4% over the last one month. 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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