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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for February 15th

Here are three stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, February 15th:

Healthcare, Inc. (HCA): This health care services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 21.1% over the last 60 days.

HCA Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus

HCA Holdings, Inc. Price and Consensus | HCA Holdings, Inc. Quote

Healthcare has a PEG ratio of 0.99, compared with 1.57 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

HCA Holdings, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

HCA Holdings, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM) | HCA Holdings, Inc. Quote

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (APAM): This publicly owned investment manager, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 19.3% over the last 60 days.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Price and Consensus

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Price and Consensus | Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Quote

Artisan Partners has a PEG ratio of 0.76, compared with 1.13 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM) | Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Quote

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (ESIO): This supplier of laser-based microfabrication solutions, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 41.2% over the last 60 days.

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Price and Consensus

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Price and Consensus | Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Quote

Electro Scientific has a PEG ratio of 0.54, compared with 1.98 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM) | Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. Quote

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