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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for January 12th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, January 12th:

The Children's Place, Inc.( PLCE): This children's specialty apparel retailer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.8% over the last 60 days.

Children's Place, Inc. (The) Price and Consensus

Children's Place, Inc. (The) Price and Consensus

Children's Place, Inc. (The) price-consensus-chart | Children's Place, Inc. (The) Quote

Children's Place’s shares gained 14% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s gain of 4%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Children's Place, Inc. (The) Price

Children's Place, Inc. (The) Price

Children's Place, Inc. (The) price | Children's Place, Inc. (The) Quote

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. (AIT): This distributor of industrial products has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.2% over the last 60 days.

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Price and Consensus

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Price and Consensus

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Quote

Applied Industrial Technologies’ shares gained 12.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Price

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Price

Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. price | Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. Quote

Zumiez Inc. (ZUMZ): This specialty retailer of apparelhas a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.4% over the last 60 days.

Zumiez Inc. Price and Consensus

Zumiez Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Zumiez’s shares gained 6.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Zumiez Inc. Price

Zumiez Inc. Price

Zumiez Inc. price | Zumiez Inc. Quote

Lennar Corporation (LEN): This builder of quality new homes has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 5% over the last 60 days.

Lennar Corporation Price and Consensus

Lennar Corporation Price and Consensus

Lennar Corporation price-consensus-chart | Lennar Corporation Quote

Lennar’s shares gained 12.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Lennar Corporation Price

Lennar Corporation Price

Lennar Corporation price | Lennar Corporation Quote

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