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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 8th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, January 8th:

Talos Energy Inc. (TALO - Free Report) : This independent exploration and production company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 26.9% over the last 60 days.

Talos Energy’s shares gained 23.2% over the last one month above the S&P 500’s increase 3.2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (GGAL - Free Report) : This financial services holding that provides various financial products and services has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.1% over the last 60 days.

Grupo Financiero Galicia’s shares gained 13% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Forestar Group Inc. (FOR - Free Report) : This real estate development company that engages in the acquisition, entitlement, and development of infrastructure for single-family residential communities has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.7% over the last 60 days.

Forestar Group’s shares gained 6.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Seaspan Corporation (SSW - Free Report) : This independent charter owner and manager of containerships has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.3% over the last 60 days.

Seaspan’s shares gained 5.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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Learn more about the Momentum score and how it is calculated here.

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