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Best Momentum Stocks to Buy for April 18th

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Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, April 18th:

Continental Resources, Inc. CLR: This explorer and producer of crude oil, natural gas and related productshas a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 31.5% over the last 60 days.

Continental Resources, Inc. Price and Consensus

Continental Resources, Inc. Price and Consensus
Continental Resources, Inc. Price and Consensus

Continental Resources, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Continental Resources, Inc. Quote

Continental Resources’ shares gained 26.1% over the last three months compared with the S&P 500’s decline of 3.1%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Continental Resources, Inc. Price

Continental Resources, Inc. Price
Continental Resources, Inc. Price

Continental Resources, Inc. price | Continental Resources, Inc. Quote

Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. CFR: This bank holding company for Frost Bank has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11% over the last 60 days.

CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Price and Consensus

CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Price and Consensus
CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Price and Consensus

CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. price-consensus-chart | CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Quote

Cullen/Frost Bankers’ shares gained 2.7%% over the last three months compared with the S&P 500’s decline of 3.1%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Price

CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Price
CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Price

CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. price | CullenFrost Bankers, Inc. Quote

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. ARCO: This franchisee of McDonald's restaurants has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 21.9% over the last 60 days.

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Price and Consensus

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Price and Consensus
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Price and Consensus

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. price-consensus-chart | Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Quote

Arcos’ shares gained 37.2% over the last three months compared with the S&P 500’s decline of 3.1%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Price

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Price
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Price

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. price | Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. Quote

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