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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for December 15th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, December 15th:

Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. (SHG): This provider of financial products and services has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 35.9% over the last 60 days.

Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Price and Consensus

Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Price and Consensus
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Price and Consensus

Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd price-consensus-chart | Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Quote

Shinhan Financial's shares gained 3.9% over the last one month compared to S&P 500’s rise of +2.4%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Price

Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Price
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Price

Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd price | Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd Quote

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX): This manufacturer of building products has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 16.8% over the last 60 days.

LouisianaPacific Corporation Price and Consensus

LouisianaPacific Corporation Price and Consensus
LouisianaPacific Corporation Price and Consensus

LouisianaPacific Corporation price-consensus-chart | LouisianaPacific Corporation Quote

Louisiana-Pacific's shares gained 23% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

LouisianaPacific Corporation Price

LouisianaPacific Corporation Price
LouisianaPacific Corporation Price

LouisianaPacific Corporation price | LouisianaPacific Corporation Quote

Moelis & Company (MC): This provider of strategic and financial advisory services has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Moelis & Company Price and Consensus

Moelis & Company Price and Consensus
Moelis & Company Price and Consensus

Moelis & Company price-consensus-chart | Moelis & Company Quote

Moelis & Company's shares gained 20.3% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Moelis & Company Price

Moelis & Company Price
Moelis & Company Price

Moelis & Company price | Moelis & Company Quote

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. (NOG): This independent energy company has a Zacks Rank #1 and witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 16.3% over the last 60 days.

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Price and Consensus

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Price and Consensus
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Price and Consensus

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Quote

Northern Oil and Gas' shares gained 75.2% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Price

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Price
Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. Price

Northern Oil and Gas, Inc. price | Northern Oil and Gas, 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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