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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 22nd

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, April 22nd:

Strategic Education, Inc. (STRA - Free Report) : This provider of post-secondary education and non-degree programs carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.4% over the last 60 days.

Strategic Education Inc. Price and Consensus

Strategic Education has a PEG ratio of 1.28, compared with 21.85 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Strategic Education Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN - Free Report) : This developer and manufacturer of optoelectronic products, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 41.7% over the last 60 days.

NeoPhotonics Corporation Price and Consensus

NeoPhotonics has a PEG ratio of 1.65, compared with 3.79 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

NeoPhotonics Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN - Free Report) : This professional services firm, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. Price and Consensus

Huron has a PEG ratio of 1.25, compared with 2.10 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Avid Technology, Inc. (AVID - Free Report) : This developer and marketer of software, hardware, and integrated solutions for video and audio content creation, management, and distribution carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.2% over the last 60 days.

Avid Technology, Inc. Price and Consensus

Avid Technology has a PEG ratio of 0.36, compared with 2.01 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Avid Technology, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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

5 Stocks Set to Double

Each was hand-picked by a Zacks expert as the #1 favorite stock to gain +100% or more in 2020. Each comes from a different sector and has unique qualities and catalysts that could fuel exceptional growth.

Most of the stocks in this report are flying under Wall Street radar, which provides a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor.

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