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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for March 19th

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Here are three stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, March 19th:

Malibu Boats, Inc. (MBUU): Thismanufacturer of recreational powerboats, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

Malibu Boats, Inc. Price and Consensus

Malibu Boats, Inc. Price and Consensus

Malibu Boats, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Malibu Boats, Inc. Quote

Malibu Boats has a PEG ratio 0.80, compared with 1.01 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Malibu Boats, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Malibu Boats, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Malibu Boats, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Malibu Boats, Inc. Quote

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM): This manufacturer of cigarettes and other nicotine-containing products, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.3% over the last 60 days.

Philip Morris International Inc. Price and Consensus

Philip Morris International Inc. Price and Consensus

Philip Morris International Inc. price-consensus-chart | Philip Morris International Inc. Quote

Philip Morris International has a PEG ratio 1.88, compared with 2.21 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Philip Morris International Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Philip Morris International Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Philip Morris International Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Philip Morris International Inc. Quote

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize N.V. (ADRNY): This retail food stores operator, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.1% over the last 60 days.

Ahold NV Price and Consensus

Ahold NV Price and Consensus

Ahold NV price-consensus-chart | Ahold NV Quote

Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize has a PEG ratio 1.98, compared with 2.00 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Ahold NV PEG Ratio (TTM)

Ahold NV PEG Ratio (TTM)

Ahold NV peg-ratio-ttm | Ahold NV Quote

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