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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for September 5th

Zacks Equity Research

Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, September 5th:

Hanger Inc. (HNGR): This provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 3.6% over the last 60 days.

Hanger Inc. Price and Consensus

Hanger Inc. Price and Consensus

Hanger Inc. price-consensus-chart | Hanger Inc. Quote

Hanger’s shares gained 19.6% over the last one month more than S&P 500’s rise of 3.2%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Hanger Inc. Price

Hanger Inc. Price

Hanger Inc. price | Hanger Inc. Quote

NewMarket Corporation (NEU): This company that operates in the petroleum additives industry has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.4% over the last 60 days.

NewMarket Corporation Price and Consensus

NewMarket Corporation Price and Consensus

NewMarket Corporation price-consensus-chart | NewMarket Corporation Quote

NewMarket’s shares gained 8.6% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

NewMarket Corporation Price

NewMarket Corporation Price

NewMarket Corporation price | NewMarket Corporation Quote

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (AEM): This mining company has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 56.9% over the last 60 days.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Price and Consensus

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Price and Consensus

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited price-consensus-chart | Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Quote

Agnico Eagle Mines’ shares gained 10% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Price

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Price

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited price | Agnico Eagle Mines Limited Quote

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. (GEN): This nursing and care services provider has a Zacks Rank #2 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 37.8% over the last 60 days.

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Price and Consensus

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Price and Consensus

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Quote

Genesis Healthcare’s shares gained 17.8% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Price

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Price

Genesis Healthcare, Inc. price | Genesis Healthcare, Inc. Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

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

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