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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for August 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, August 20th:

Woodward, Inc. (WWD - Free Report) : This manufacturer of control systems and components for the aerospace and industrial markets, which 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.

Woodward has a PEG ratio of 1.68 compared with 2.15 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Woodward, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Woodward, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Woodward, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Woodward, Inc. Quote

Teradyne, Inc. (TER - Free Report) :This automatic test equipment manufacturer, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5% over the last 60 days.

Teradyne has a PEG ratio of 1.85, compared with 2.01 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Teradyne, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Teradyne, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Teradyne, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Teradyne, Inc. Quote

Itron, Inc. (ITRI - Free Report) : This technology company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.1% over the last 60 days.

Itron, Inc. Price and Consensus

Itron, Inc. Price and Consensus

Itron, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Itron, Inc. Quote

Itron has a PEG ratio of 0.98, compared with 2.01 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Itron, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Itron, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Itron, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Itron, Inc. Quote

Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. UBNT: This networking technology developer, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 13.1% over the last 60 days.

Ubiquiti Networks has a PEG ratio of 2.24, compared with 25.96 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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

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