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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for December 31st

Here are three stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, December 31st:

Tribune Media Company (TRCO): This media and entertainment company has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its next year earnings increasing 7.8% over the last 60 days.

Tribune Media Company Price and Consensus

Tribune Media Company Price and Consensus
Tribune Media Company Price and Consensus

Tribune Media Company price-consensus-chart | Tribune Media Company Quote

Tribune Media’s shares gained 1% over the last one month in contrast with the S&P 500’s decrease of 10.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Tribune Media Company Price

Tribune Media Company Price
Tribune Media Company Price

Tribune Media Company price | Tribune Media Company Quote

KCAP Financial, Inc. (KCAP): This business development company that specializes in investments has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its next year earnings increasing 7.1% over the last 60 days.

KCAP Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

KCAP Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus
KCAP Financial, Inc. Price and Consensus

KCAP Financial, Inc. price-consensus-chart | KCAP Financial, Inc. Quote

KCAP Financial’s shares gained 13.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

KCAP Financial, Inc. Price

KCAP Financial, Inc. Price
KCAP Financial, Inc. Price

KCAP Financial, Inc. price | KCAP Financial, Inc. Quote

Manning & Napier, Inc. (MN): This publicly-owned investment management company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its next year earnings increasing 14.3% over the last 60 days.

Manning & Napier, Inc. Price and Consensus

Manning & Napier, Inc. Price and Consensus
Manning & Napier, Inc. Price and Consensus

Manning & Napier, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Manning & Napier, Inc. Quote

Manning & Napier’s shares gained 0.5% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Manning & Napier, Inc. Price

Manning & Napier, Inc. Price
Manning & Napier, Inc. Price

Manning & Napier, Inc. price | Manning & Napier, Inc. Quote

AutoZone, Inc. (AZO): This automotive accessories retailer has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its next year earnings increasing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

AutoZone, Inc. Price and Consensus

AutoZone, Inc. Price and Consensus
AutoZone, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

AutoZone’s shares gained 1.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

AutoZone, Inc. Price

AutoZone, Inc. Price
AutoZone, Inc. Price

AutoZone, Inc. price | AutoZone, Inc. Quote

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