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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for March 1st

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Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, March 1st:

AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) : This producer and seller of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings surging 144.7% over the last 60 days.

AU Optronics Corp Price and Consensus

 

AU Optronics Corp Price and Consensus | AU Optronics Corp Quote

AU Optronics’ shares rose about 11.3% over the past three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

AU Optronics Corp Price

 

AU Optronics Corp Price | AU Optronics Corp Quote

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI) : This manufacturer and designer of optical devices has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings climbing 116.6% over the last 60 days.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price and Consensus

 

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price and Consensus | Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Quote

Applied Optoelectronics’ shares gained 51.7% over the past one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price

 

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price | Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Quote

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) : This global natural resources company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 67.1% over the last 60 days.

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus

 

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus | BHP Billiton Limited Quote

BHP Billiton’s shares gained 2.3% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

BHP Billiton Limited Price

 

BHP Billiton Limited Price | BHP Billiton Limited Quote

CAI International, Inc. (CAI): Thistransportation finance and logistics company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 26.6% over the last 60 days.

CAI International, Inc. Price and Consensus

 

CAI International, Inc. Price and Consensus | CAI International, Inc. Quote

CAI International’s shares gained 75.2% over the last three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

CAI International, Inc. Price

 

CAI International, Inc. Price | CAI International, Inc. Quote

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