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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 20th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 20th:

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company AEL: This provider of life insurance products and services has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 17.6% over the last 60 days.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Price and Consensus

American Equity Investment's shares gained 17.5% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of 2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Price

BlackRock, Inc. BLK: This provider of investment management services has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.8% over the last 60 days.

BlackRock, Inc. Price and Consensus

BlackRock’s shares gained 8.1% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

BlackRock, Inc. Price

Cardinal Health, Inc. CAH: This integrated healthcare services and products company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5.5% over the last 60 days.

Cardinal Health, Inc. Price and Consensus

Cardinal Health’s shares gained 9.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Cardinal Health, Inc. Price

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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

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