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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for August 28th

Here are three stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, August 28th:

Target Corporation (TGT): This general merchandise retailer, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 44.2% over the last 60 days.

Target Corporation Price and Consensus

Target Corporation Price and Consensus

Target Corporation price-consensus-chart | Target Corporation Quote

Target has a PEG ratio of 2.91, compared with 4.51 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Target Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Target Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Target Corporation peg-ratio-ttm | Target Corporation Quote

Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM): This operator of critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and occupational health centers, which carries a Zacks Rank #1, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 53.4% over the last 60 days.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation Price and Consensus

Select Medical Holdings Corporation Price and Consensus

Select Medical Holdings Corporation price-consensus-chart | Select Medical Holdings Corporation Quote

Select Medical has a PEG ratio 0.99, compared with 2.05 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Select Medical Holdings Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Select Medical Holdings Corporation PEG Ratio (TTM)

Select Medical Holdings Corporation peg-ratio-ttm | Select Medical Holdings Corporation Quote

Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK): This provider of paper-based packaging solutions, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 10.4% over the last 60 days.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Price and Consensus

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Price and Consensus

Graphic Packaging Holding Company price-consensus-chart | Graphic Packaging Holding Company Quote

Graphic Packaging has a PEG ratio 0.54, compared with 2.02 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company PEG Ratio (TTM)

Graphic Packaging Holding Company PEG Ratio (TTM)

Graphic Packaging Holding Company peg-ratio-ttm | Graphic Packaging Holding Company Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the Growth score and how it is calculated here.

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