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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 21st

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

Alimera Sciences, Inc. (ALIM): This pharmaceutical company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 28.6% over the last 60 days.

Alimera Sciences, Inc. Price and Consensus

Alimera Sciences, Inc. Price and Consensus

Alimera Sciences, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Alimera Sciences, Inc. Quote

Alimera’s shares gained 3.3% over the last one month against the S&P 500’s fall of 2.3%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Alimera Sciences, Inc. Price

Alimera Sciences, Inc. Price

Alimera Sciences, Inc. price | Alimera Sciences, Inc. Quote

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. (AHH): This real estate investment trust has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.9% over the last 60 days.

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Price and Consensus

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Price and Consensus

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Quote

Armada’s shares gained 6.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Price

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Price

Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. price | Armada Hoffler Properties, Inc. Quote

Arcosa, Inc. (ACA): This manufacturer of infrastructure-related products has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 9.6% over the last 60 days.

Arcosa, Inc. Price and Consensus

Arcosa, Inc. Price and Consensus

Arcosa, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Arcosa, Inc. Quote

Arcosa’s shares gained 14.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Arcosa, Inc. Price

Arcosa, Inc. Price

Arcosa, Inc. price | Arcosa, Inc. Quote

Arch Capital Group Ltd. (ACGL): This provider of property, casualty, and mortgage insurance and reinsurance products has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.1% over the last 60 days.

Arch Capital Group Ltd. Price and Consensus

Arch Capital Group Ltd. Price and Consensus

Arch Capital Group Ltd. price-consensus-chart | Arch Capital Group Ltd. Quote

Arch Capital’s shares gained 5.2% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Arch Capital Group Ltd. Price

Arch Capital Group Ltd. Price

Arch Capital Group Ltd. price | Arch Capital Group Ltd. 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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