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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for December 13th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, December 13th:

Career Education Corporation CECO: This provider of postsecondary education programs, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.8% over the last 60 days.

Career Education Corporation Price and Consensus

Career Education has a PEG ratio of 0.86, compared with 1.70 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Career Education Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Malibu Boats, Inc. (MBUU - Free Report) : This manufacturer of recreational powerboats, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 60 days.

Malibu Boats, Inc. Price and Consensus

Malibu Boats has a PEG ratio of 1.00, compared with 1.22 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Malibu Boats, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Itron, Inc. (ITRI - Free Report) : This technology and service company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 8.3% over the last 60 days.

Itron, Inc. Price and Consensus

Itron has a PEG ratio of 1.07, compared with 2.36 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Itron, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC - Free Report) : This independent petroleum refiner and marketer, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.8% over the last 60 days.

HollyFrontier Corporation Price and Consensus

HollyFrontier has a PEG ratio of 0.98, compared with 7.47 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

HollyFrontier Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

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