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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 21st

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, August 21st:

Issuer Direct Corporation (ISDR): This shareholder communications and compliance platforms, technologies, and services provider has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 52.1% over the last 60 days.

Issuer Direct Corporation Price and Consensus

Issuer Direct Corporation Price and Consensus
Issuer Direct Corporation Price and Consensus

Issuer Direct Corporation price-consensus-chart | Issuer Direct Corporation Quote

Issuer Direct’s shares gained 46.7% over the last one month compared with the S&P 500’s growth of 4.1%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Issuer Direct Corporation Price

Issuer Direct Corporation Price
Issuer Direct Corporation Price

Issuer Direct Corporation price | Issuer Direct Corporation Quote

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated (SYKE): This multichannel demand generation and customer engagement solutions and services provider has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 45.7% over the last 60 days.

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Price and Consensus
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated price-consensus-chart | Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Quote

Sykes’ shares gained 24.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Price

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Price
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Price

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated price | Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated Quote

Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA): This company that provides workforce solutions to various industries has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Kelly Services, Inc. Price and Consensus

Kelly Services, Inc. Price and Consensus
Kelly Services, Inc. Price and Consensus

Kelly Services, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Kelly Services, Inc. Quote

Kelly Services’ shares gained 22.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Kelly Services, Inc. Price

Kelly Services, Inc. Price
Kelly Services, Inc. Price

Kelly Services, Inc. price | Kelly Services, Inc. Quote

Harmonic Inc. (HLIT): This company that designs, manufactures, and sells video infrastructure products and system solutions has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 69.6% over the last 60 days.

Harmonic Inc. Price and Consensus

Harmonic Inc. Price and Consensus
Harmonic Inc. Price and Consensus

Harmonic Inc. price-consensus-chart | Harmonic Inc. Quote

Harmonic’s shares gained 22.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Harmonic Inc. Price

Harmonic Inc. Price
Harmonic Inc. Price

Harmonic Inc. price | Harmonic Inc. Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the Momentum score and how it is calculated here.

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