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Graco Joins Elite List Of Stocks With 95-Plus Composite Rating

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Graco ( GGG ) saw its IBD SmartSelect Composite Rating rise to 96 Wednesday, up from 45 the day before.

[ibd-display-video id=2385970 width=50 float=left autostart=true] The new rating shows the stock is outpacing 96% of all stocks when it comes to the most important stock-picking criteria. Winning stocks often have a 95 or higher score in the early stages of a new price run.

Graco is not currently near a proper buy zone. Look for the stock to form and break out of a new chart pattern.

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The stock earns a 93 EPS Rating, which means its recent quarterly and longer-term annual earnings growth is outpacing 93% of all stocks.

Its Accumulation/Distribution Rating of B shows moderate buying by institutional investors over the last 13 weeks.

The company reported a 34% earnings gain for Q3. Sales growth climbed 16%, up from 9% in the prior quarter. That marks one quarter of rising revenue growth.

Graco earns the No. 4 rank among its peers in the Machinery-General Industrial industry group. Gardner Denver Holdings ( GDI ) is the No. 1-ranked stock within the group.

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