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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for December 31st

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, December 31st:

D.R. Horton, Inc. (DHI - Free Report) : This homebuilding company carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.5% over the last 60 days.

D.R. Horton has a PEG ratio of 0.92, compared with 1.40 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Focus Financial Partners Inc. (FOCS - Free Report) : This company that provides wealth management services to primarily high net worth individuals and families carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.7% over the last 60 days.

Focus Financial Partners has a PEG ratio of 0.60, compared with 1.32 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Encore Capital Group, Inc. (ECPG - Free Report) : This specialty finance company that provides debt recovery solutions and other related services for consumers across a range of financial assets has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.1% over the last 60 days.

Encore Capital has a PEG ratio of 0.51, compared with 0.63 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Office Depot, Inc. (ODP - Free Report) : This company that provides business services and supplies, products, and technology has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.4% over the last 60 days.

Office Depot has a PEG ratio of 0.62, compared with 0.75 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

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