Back to top

Image: Bigstock

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 25th

Read MoreHide Full Article

Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 25th:

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL - Free Report) : 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 21.2% over the last 60 days.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Price and Consensus

American Equity Investment's shares gained 14.6% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s fall of 0.5%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company Price

BlackRock, Inc. (BLK - Free Report) : 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 0.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

BlackRock, Inc. Price

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT - Free Report) : This provider of manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.8% over the last 60 days.

Applied Materials, Inc. Price and Consensus

Applied Materials’ shares gained 3.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Applied Materials, Inc. Price

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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

The Hottest Tech Mega-Trend of All

Last year, it generated $24 billion in global revenues. By 2020, it's predicted to blast through the roof to $77.6 billion. Famed investor Mark Cuban says it will produce "the world's first trillionaires," but that should still leave plenty of money for regular investors who make the right trades early.

See Zacks' 3 Best Stocks to Play This Trend >>


In-Depth Zacks Research for the Tickers Above


Normally $25 each - click below to receive one report FREE:


BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) - free report >>

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) - free report >>

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) - free report >>