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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for August 21st

Zacks Equity Research
·3 mins read

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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