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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for October 2nd

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, October 2nd:

La-Z-Boy Incorporated (LZB - Free Report) : This furniture manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.9% over the last 60 days.

La-Z-Boy’s shares gained 7% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s rise of 1.2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Whirlpool Corporation (WHR - Free Report) : This home appliance company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Whirlpool’s shares gained 15.1% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (THS - Free Report) : This food processing 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.

TreeHouse Foods’ shares gained 6.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

SciPlay Corporation (SCPL - Free Report) : This developer and publisher of online games has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 15.8% over the last 60 days.

SciPlay’s shares gained 7% 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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