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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for February 18th

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Here are three stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, February 18th:

Legg Mason, Inc. (LM - Free Report) : This asset management holding company carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3% over the last 60 days.

Legg Mason, Inc. Price and Consensus

Legg Mason has a PEG ratio of 0.82, compared with 1.16 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Legg Mason, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

KB Home (KBH - Free Report) : This homebuilding company, carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.1% over the last 60 days.

KB Home Price and Consensus

KB Home has a PEG ratio of 0.99, compared with 1.39 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

KB Home PE Ratio (TTM)

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (PPC - Free Report) : This producer and marketer of value-added chicken products, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation Price and Consensus

Pilgrim's Pride has a PEG ratio of 0.48, compared with 1.20 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Pilgrim's Pride Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

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