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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for March 19th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, March 19th:

Veritiv Corporation (VRTV): This business-to-business provider of value-added packaging products and services has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 80% over the last 60 days.

Veritiv Corporation Price and Consensus

Veritiv Corporation Price and Consensus
Veritiv Corporation Price and Consensus

Veritiv Corporation price-consensus-chart | Veritiv Corporation Quote

Veritiv Corp.’s shares gained 81.6% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of 0.1%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Veritiv Corporation Price

Veritiv Corporation Price
Veritiv Corporation Price

Veritiv Corporation price | Veritiv Corporation Quote

Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS): This company that processes and distributes metal products has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Olympic Steel, Inc. Price and Consensus

Olympic Steel, Inc. Price and Consensus
Olympic Steel, Inc. Price and Consensus

Olympic Steel, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Olympic Steel, Inc. Quote

Olympic Steel’s shares gained 73.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Olympic Steel, Inc. Price

Olympic Steel, Inc. Price
Olympic Steel, Inc. Price

Olympic Steel, Inc. price | Olympic Steel, Inc. Quote

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): This company that explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 79.6% over the last 60 days.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Price and Consensus

Exxon Mobil Corporation Price and Consensus
Exxon Mobil Corporation Price and Consensus

Exxon Mobil Corporation price-consensus-chart | Exxon Mobil Corporation Quote

Exxon Mobil’s shares gained 8.5% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Price

Exxon Mobil Corporation Price
Exxon Mobil Corporation Price

Exxon Mobil Corporation price | Exxon Mobil Corporation Quote

USA Truck, Inc. (USAK): This truckload carrier has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 47.6% over the last 60 days.

USA Truck, Inc. Price and Consensus

USA Truck, Inc. Price and Consensus
USA Truck, Inc. Price and Consensus

USA Truck, Inc. price-consensus-chart | USA Truck, Inc. Quote

USA Truck’s shares gained 7.1% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

USA Truck, Inc. Price

USA Truck, Inc. Price
USA Truck, Inc. Price

USA Truck, Inc. price | USA Truck, Inc. Quote

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

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