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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for March 15th

Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, March 15 th :

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc . (AAOI) : This manufacturer and designer of optical devices has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings climbing 76.4% over the last 60 days.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Applied Optoelectronics' shares soared 35.3% over the past one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Price | Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. Quote

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) : This owner and leaser of hotels has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 4.5% over the last 60 days.

Intercontinental Hotels Group Price and Consensus

Intercontinental Hotels Group Price and Consensus | Intercontinental Hotels Group Quote

InterContinental Hotels Group's shares gained 7.6% over the last three months higher than S&P 500's gains of 4.9%. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Intercontinental Hotels Group Price

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BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) : This global natural resources company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 35.3% over the last 60 days.

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus

BHP Billiton Limited Price and Consensus | BHP Billiton Limited Quote

BHP Billiton's shares gained 19.3% over the last six months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

BHP Billiton Limited Price

BHP Billiton Limited Price | BHP Billiton Limited Quote

Broadcom Ltd (AVGO): This developer and global supplier of a range of semiconductor devices has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings advancing 6.7% over the last 60 days.

Broadcom Limited Price and Consensus

Broadcom Limited Price and Consensus | Broadcom Limited Quote

Broadcom's shares gained 8.7% over the last one month. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Broadcom Limited Price

Broadcom Limited Price | Broadcom Limited Quote

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