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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 19th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 19th:      

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (WW - Free Report) : This weight management services provider has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.1% over the last 60 days.

Weight Watchers International’s shares gained 14.9% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s decline of 1.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Builders FirstSource, Inc.(BLDR - Free Report) : This building materials manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9% over the last 60 days.

Builders FirstSource’s shares gained 18.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPRX - Free Report) : This biopharmaceutical company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals’ shares gained 47.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

electroCore, Inc. (ECOR - Free Report) : This bioelectronic medicine company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 17.2% over the last 60 days.

electroCore’sshares gained 36% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

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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