U.S. Markets closed

Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 12th

Zacks Equity Research

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 12th:

Warrior Met Coal, Inc. (HCC): This metallurgical coal producer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 4.1% over the last 60 days.

Warrior Met Coal Inc. Price and Consensus

Warrior Met Coal Inc. Price and Consensus

Warrior Met Coal Inc. price-consensus-chart | Warrior Met Coal Inc. Quote

Warrior Met Coal’s shares gained 13.2% over the last one month against the S&P 500’s rise of 3.8%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Warrior Met Coal Inc. Price

Warrior Met Coal Inc. Price

Warrior Met Coal Inc. price | Warrior Met Coal Inc. Quote

TAL Education Group (TAL): This tutoring services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 7.3% over the last 60 days.

TAL Education Group Price and Consensus

TAL Education Group Price and Consensus

TAL Education Group price-consensus-chart | TAL Education Group Quote

TAL Education’s shares gained 8.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

TAL Education Group Price

TAL Education Group Price

TAL Education Group price | TAL Education Group Quote

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL): This cruise company has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1% over the last 60 days.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Price and Consensus

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Price and Consensus

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. price-consensus-chart | Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Quote

Royal Caribbean Cruises’s shares gained 9.9% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Price

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Price

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. price | Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Quote

Popular, Inc. (BPOP): This commercial banking, retail and mortgage products and services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.4% over the last 60 days.

Popular, Inc. Price and Consensus

Popular, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Popular’s shares gained 10.4% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Popular, Inc. Price

Popular, Inc. Price

Popular, Inc. price | Popular, Inc. Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here.

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

Zacks' Best Stock-Picking Strategy

It's hard to believe, even for us at Zacks. But from 2000-2018, while the market gained +4.8% per year, our top stock-picking strategy averaged +54.3% per year.

How has that screen done lately? From 2017-2018, it sextupled the market's +15.8% gain with a soaring +98.3% return. 

Free – See the Stocks It Turned Up for Today >>


Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report
 
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) : Free Stock Analysis Report
 
Popular, Inc. (BPOP) : Free Stock Analysis Report
 
To read this article on Zacks.com click here.
 
Zacks Investment Research