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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for May 13th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, May 13th:

Johnson Outdoors Inc. (JOUT): This camping, diving, watercraft, and marine electronics products manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.2% over the last 60 days.

Johnson Outdoors Inc. Price and Consensus

Johnson Outdoors Inc. Price and Consensus

Johnson Outdoors Inc. price-consensus-chart | Johnson Outdoors Inc. Quote

Johnson Outdoors's shares gained 11.3% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s decline of 0.8%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Johnson Outdoors Inc. Price

Johnson Outdoors Inc. Price

Johnson Outdoors Inc. price | Johnson Outdoors Inc. Quote

Libbey Inc. (LBY): This producer of tableware and other products has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 18.2% over the last 60 days.

Libbey, Inc. Price and Consensus

Libbey, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Libbey's shares gained 0.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Libbey, Inc. Price

Libbey, Inc. Price

Libbey, Inc. price | Libbey, Inc. Quote

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS): This theme park and entertainment company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.8% over the last 60 days.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Price and Consensus

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Price and Consensus

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. price-consensus-chart | SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Quote

SeaWorld Entertainment's shares gained 13.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Price

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Price

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. price | SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. Quote

Career Education Corporation (CECO): This operator of colleges, institutions, and universities has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.5% over the last 60 days.

Career Education Corporation Price and Consensus

Career Education Corporation Price and Consensus

Career Education Corporation price-consensus-chart | Career Education Corporation Quote

Career Education's shares gained 7.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Career Education Corporation Price

Career Education Corporation Price

Career Education Corporation price | Career Education Corporation 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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