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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for August 22nd

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, August 22nd:

Crocs, Inc. (CROX - Free Report) : This footwear retailer, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12% over the last 60 days.

Crocs, Inc. Price and Consensus

Crocs, Inc. Price and Consensus

Crocs, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Crocs, Inc. Quote

Crocs has a PEG ratio of 1.16 compared with 1.35 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Crocs, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Crocs, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Crocs, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Crocs, Inc. Quote

Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG - Free Report) :This provider of online travel and related services, which 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.

Booking Holdings has a PEG ratio of 1.44, compared with 3.61 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL - Free Report) : This manufacturer and marketer of skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.6% over the last 60 days.

Estée Lauder has a PEG ratio of 2.61, compared with 2.75 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG - Free Report) : This provider of branded consumer packaged goods, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.9% over the last 60 days.

Procter & Gamble has a PEG ratio of 3.45, compared with 3.91 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

Learn more about the Growth score and how it is calculated here.

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