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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 15th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, April 15th:

Medifast, Inc. (MED): This manufacturer of health and nutritional products, which carries a Zacks #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 11.5% over the last 60 days.

MEDIFAST INC Price and Consensus

MEDIFAST INC Price and Consensus

MEDIFAST INC price-consensus-chart | MEDIFAST INC Quote

Medifast has a PEG ratio 1.05, compared with 2.55 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

MEDIFAST INC PEG Ratio (TTM)

MEDIFAST INC PEG Ratio (TTM)

MEDIFAST INC peg-ratio-ttm | MEDIFAST INC Quote

Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (LW): This value-added frozen potato products provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.6% over the last 60 days.

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. Price and Consensus

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. Price and Consensus

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. price-consensus-chart | Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. Quote

Lamb Weston has a PEG ratio 1.79, compared with 2.55 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. Quote

Career Education Corporation (CECO): This colleges, institutions and universities operator, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.7% over the last 60 days.

Career Education Corporation Price and Consensus

Career Education Corporation Price and Consensus

Career Education Corporation price-consensus-chart | Career Education Corporation Quote

Career Education has a PEG ratio 1.25, compared with 2.48 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Career Education Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Career Education Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Career Education Corporation peg-ratio-ttm | Career Education Corporation Quote

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE): This education services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Price and Consensus

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Price and Consensus

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Quote

Grand Canyon Education has a PEG ratio 1.44, compared with 2.48 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Quote

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