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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for December 18th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, December 18th:

DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (DKS - Free Report) : This company that provides multiscreen, advertising, and premium over the top video products and services has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.2% over the last 60 days.

DICK'S Sporting Goods’ shares gained 14.3% over the last one month above the S&P 500’s increase 2.3%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Shoe Carnival, Inc. (SCVL - Free Report) : This family footwear retailer has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.6% over the last 60 days.

Shoe Carnival’s shares gained 3.2% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Teekay Tankers Ltd. (TNK - Free Report) : This marine transportation service company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 23.6% over the last 60 days.

Teekay Tankers’ shares gained 15.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ - Free Report) : This specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories, and hardgoods for young men and women has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing nearly 13% over the last 60 days.

Zumiez Inc. Price and Consensus

Zumiez Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Zumiez’s shares gained 5% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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