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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 20th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 20th:

Churchill Downs Incorporated (CHDN): This gaming, racing and online entertainment company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.3% over the last 60 days.

Churchill Downs, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Churchill Downs, Incorporated Price and Consensus

Churchill Downs, Incorporated price-consensus-chart | Churchill Downs, Incorporated Quote

Churchill Downs’ shares gained 7.7% over the last one month against the S&P 500’s rise of 5.6%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Churchill Downs, Incorporated Price

Churchill Downs, Incorporated Price

Churchill Downs, Incorporated price | Churchill Downs, Incorporated Quote

Hubbell Incorporated (HUBB): This manufacturer and marketer of electrical and electronic products has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.9% over the last 60 days.

Hubbell Inc Price and Consensus

Hubbell Inc Price and Consensus

Hubbell Inc price-consensus-chart | Hubbell Inc Quote

Hubbell’s shares gained 13.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Scoreof B.

Hubbell Inc Price

Hubbell Inc Price

Hubbell Inc price | Hubbell Inc Quote

Forterra, Inc. (FRTA): This drainage pipes and products manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 12.8% over the last 60 days.

FORTERRA INC Price and Consensus

FORTERRA INC Price and Consensus

FORTERRA INC price-consensus-chart | FORTERRA INC Quote

Forterra’s shares gained 25.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Scoreof A.

FORTERRA INC Price

FORTERRA INC Price

FORTERRA INC price | FORTERRA INC Quote

United Technologies Corporation (UTX): This technology products and services provider to aerospace industry has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.6% over the last 60 days.

United Technologies Corporation Price and Consensus

United Technologies Corporation Price and Consensus

United Technologies Corporation price-consensus-chart | United Technologies Corporation Quote

United Technologies’ shares gained 15.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Scoreof A.

United Technologies Corporation Price

United Technologies Corporation Price

United Technologies Corporation price | United Technologies Corporation Quote

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