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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for March 4th

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

America's Car-Mart, Inc. (CRMT): This automotive retailer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.1% over the last 60 days.

America's Car-Mart, Inc. Price and Consensus

America's Car-Mart, Inc. Price and Consensus

America's Car-Mart, Inc. price-consensus-chart | America's Car-Mart, Inc. Quote

America's Car-Mart’s shares gained 18.8% over the last one month against the S&P 500’s rise of 2.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

America's Car-Mart, Inc. Price

America's Car-Mart, Inc. Price

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Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TARO): This pharmaceutical company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.7% over the last 60 days.

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Price and Consensus

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Price and Consensus

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. price-consensus-chart | Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Quote

Taro Pharmaceutical’s shares gained 10.1% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Price

Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Price

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DLH Holdings Corp. (DLHC): This healthcare and social services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 14.3% over the last 60 days.

DLH Holdings Corp. Price and Consensus

DLH Holdings Corp. Price and Consensus

DLH Holdings Corp. price-consensus-chart | DLH Holdings Corp. Quote

DLH’S shares gained 17.7% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

DLH Holdings Corp. Price

DLH Holdings Corp. Price

DLH Holdings Corp. price | DLH Holdings Corp. Quote

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (HALO): This biotechnology company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.3% over the last 60 days.

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Price and Consensus

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Price and Consensus

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Quote

Halozyme Therapeutics’ shares gained 5.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Price

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Price

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. price | Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

Learn more about the Momentum score and how it is calculated here.

Zacks' Top 10 Stocks for 2019

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