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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for September 3rd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, September 3rd:

Fly Leasing Limited (FLY - Free Report) : This aircraft leasing investment company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 47.1% over the last 60 days.

Fly Leasing’s shares gained 24.9% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s rise of 1.8%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Alliant Energy Corporation (LNT - Free Report) : This public utility holding company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Alliant Energy’s shares gained 6.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (RHP - Free Report) ): This entertainment company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.3% over the last 60 days.

Ryman Hospitality Properties’ shares gained 9.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYMT - Free Report) : This real estate investment trust company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.5% over the last 60 days.

New York Mortgage Trust’s shares gained 3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

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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