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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for October 17th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, October 17th:

Genesco Inc. (GCO - Free Report) : This specialty retailer, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.3% over the last 60 days.

Genesco Inc. Price and Consensus

Genesco has a PEG ratio of 2.01, compared with 2.79 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Genesco Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

NETSOL Technologies, Inc. (NTWK - Free Report) : This business services and enterprise application solutions provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.5% over the last 60 days.

NetSol Technologies Inc. Price and Consensus

NETSOL Technologies has a PEG ratio of 0.45, compared with 3.37 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

NetSol Technologies Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (TMHC - Free Report) : This homebuilder, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.4% over the last 60 days.

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation Price and Consensus

Taylor Morrison has a PEG ratio of 1.77, compared with 2.65 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Taylor Morrison Home Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH - Free Report) : This homebuilder, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.8% over the last 60 days.

Meritage Corporation Price and Consensus

Meritage Homes has a PEG ratio of 1.58, compared with 2.65 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Meritage Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

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