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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for October 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, October 21st:

Owens & Minor, Inc. (OMI - Free Report) : This healthcare solutions company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.8% over the last 60 days.

Owens & Minor’s shares gained 31% over the last one month, which is more than S&P 500’s decline of 0.2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH - Free Report) : This designer and builder of single-family homes has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

Meritage Homes’ shares gained 6.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI - Free Report) : This homebuilding company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.2% over the last 60 days.

D.R. Horton’s shares gained 3.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

GMS Inc. (GMS - Free Report) : This distributor of suspended ceilings systems, steel framing products and building products etc has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

GMS Inc. Price and Consensus

GMS Inc. Price and Consensus

GMS Inc. price-consensus-chart | GMS Inc. Quote

GMS’ shares gained 6.2% 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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