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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for April 18th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, April 18th:

DMC Global Inc. (BOOM): This technical product and process businesses operator, which carries a Zacks #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 56.2% over the last 60 days.

DMC Global Inc. Price and Consensus

DMC Global Inc. Price and Consensus

DMC Global Inc. price-consensus-chart | DMC Global Inc. Quote

DMC Global has a PEG ratio 0.93, compared with 1.02 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

DMC Global Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

DMC Global Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

DMC Global Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | DMC Global Inc. Quote

EMCOR Group, Inc. (EME): This electrical and mechanical construction and facilities services provider, carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.6% over the last 60 days.

EMCOR Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

EMCOR Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

EMCOR Group, Inc. price-consensus-chart | EMCOR Group, Inc. Quote

EMCOR has a PEG ratio 0.98, compared with 1.07 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

EMCOR Group, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

EMCOR Group, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

EMCOR Group, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | EMCOR Group, Inc. 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 1.47, 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

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. (PRAH): This contract research organization, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.6% over the last 60 days.

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. Price and Consensus

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. Price and Consensus

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. price-consensus-chart | PRA Health Sciences, Inc. Quote

PRA Health Sciences has a PEG ratio 1.25, compared with 3.21 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

PRA Health Sciences, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | PRA Health Sciences, Inc. Quote

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