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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for September 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, September 20th:

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG - Free Report) : This producer and seller of electricity and related products and services, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

NRG Energy, Inc. Price and Consensus

NRG Energy has a PEG ratio of 0.28, compared with 2.77 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

NRG Energy, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI - Free Report) : This homebuilding company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.9% over the last 60 days.

D.R. Horton, Inc. Price and Consensus

D.R. Horton has a PEG ratio of 1.11, compared with 2.49 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

D.R. Horton, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Itron, Inc. (ITRI - Free Report) : This provider of end-to-end solutions that measures, manages, and analyzes energy and water use, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.9% over the last 60 days.

Itron, Inc. Price and Consensus

Itron has a PEG ratio of 1.06, compared with 2.22 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Itron, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (ABG - Free Report) : This automotive retailer, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.2% over the last 60 days.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Asbury Automotive has a PEG ratio of 0.76, compared with 4.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

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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