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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for September 4th

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Can The Uptrend Continue for American Equity Investment Life Holding (AEL)?

Investors certainly have to be happy with American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) and its short term performance

Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, September 4th:

Interface, Inc. (TILE): This modular flooring company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

Interface, Inc. Price and Consensus

Interface, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Interface's shares gained 5.6% over the last one month higher than the S&P 500’s increase of 1.8%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Interface, Inc. Price

Interface, Inc. Price

Interface, Inc. price | Interface, Inc. Quote

UFP Technologies, Inc. (UFPT): This designer of natural fiber materials has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.8% over the last 60 days.

UFP Technologies, Inc. Price and Consensus

UFP Technologies, Inc. Price and Consensus

UFP Technologies, Inc. price-consensus-chart | UFP Technologies, Inc. Quote

UFP Technologies' shares gained 4.1% over the last one month higher. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

UFP Technologies, Inc. Price

UFP Technologies, Inc. Price

UFP Technologies, Inc. price | UFP Technologies, Inc. Quote

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (LGND): This biopharmaceutical company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 14.4% over the last 60 days.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Price and Consensus

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Price and Consensus

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated price-consensus-chart | Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Quote

Ligand Pharmaceuticals' shares gained 14.5% over the last one month higher. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Price

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Price

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated price | Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated Quote

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Will You Make a Fortune on the Shift to Electric Cars?

Here's another stock idea to consider. Much like petroleum 150 years ago, lithium power may soon shake the world, creating millionaires and reshaping geo-politics. Soon electric vehicles (EVs) may be cheaper than gas guzzlers. Some are already reaching 265 miles on a single charge.

With battery prices plummeting and charging stations set to multiply, one company stands out as the #1 stock to buy according to Zacks research.

It's not the one you think.

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