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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 28th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 28th:

The New York Times Company (NYT - Free Report) : This news and information provider has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.5% over the last 60 days.

New York Times’ shares gained 2.4% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s decline of 4%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WW - Free Report) : This weight management services provider has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15% over the last 60 days.

Weight Watchers International’s shares gained 4.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Target Corporation (TGT - Free Report) : This general merchandise retailer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

Target's shares gained 4.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

J & J Snack Foods Corp. (JJSF - Free Report) : This manufacturer of nutritional snack foods and beverages has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1% over the last 60 days.

J & J Snack Foods' shares gained 4.7% 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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