Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for March 20th


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Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, March 20 th :

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp.   (BGFV) : This sporting goods retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 16.8% over the last 60 days.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Price and Consensus

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Price and Consensus | Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Quote



Big 5 Sporting Goods has a PEG ratio of 1.15, compared with 1.56 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) : This manufacturer and seller of building products has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 12.6% over the last 60 days.

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Price and Consensus

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Price and Consensus | Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Quote



Louisiana-Pacific has a low PEG ratio of 3.26. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Mercadolibre, Inc. (MELI) : This major online trading platform in Latin America has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.2% over the last 60 days.

MercadoLibre, Inc. Price and Consensus

MercadoLibre, Inc. Price and Consensus | MercadoLibre, Inc. Quote



Mercadolibre has a low PEG ratio of 1.99. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) : This semiconductor related equipment, services, and software manufacturer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings improving 8.7% over the last 30 days.

Applied Materials, Inc. Price and Consensus

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



Applied Materials has a price/earnings to growth ratio (PEG) of 0.95, compared with 1.19 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: MELI , LPX , BGFV , AMAT


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