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Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 21st

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Here are four stocks with Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and strong momentum characteristics for investors to consider today, February 21 st :

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AEIS) : This manufacturer and seller of power conversion products and solutions has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings gaining 19% over the last 60 days.

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. Price and Consensus

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. Price and Consensus | Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. Quote

Advanced Energy Industries' shares gained 8.6% over the past one month, compared with the S&P 500's gain of 3.5%. The company possess a Momentum Score of B.

Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. Price

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Applied Materials, Inc . (AMAT) : This provider of manufacturing equipment, services, and software has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings gaining 7.1% over the last 60 days.

Applied Materials, Inc. Price and Consensus

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

Applied Materials' shares rose about 5.4% over the past one month. The company possess a Momentum Score of A.

Applied Materials, Inc. Price

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

AU Optronics Corp . (AUO) : This producer and seller of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings surging 144.7% over the last 60 days.

AU Optronics Corp Price and Consensus

AU Optronics Corp Price and Consensus | AU Optronics Corp Quote

AU Optronics' shares rose about 5.6% over the past three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of A.

AU Optronics Corp Price

AU Optronics Corp Price | AU Optronics Corp Quote

Aspen Group Inc (ASPU): This provider of online higher education services has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings surging 66.7% over the last 60 days.

Aspen Group Inc. Price and Consensus

Aspen Group Inc. Price and Consensus | Aspen Group Inc. Quote

Aspen Group's shares rose more than 100% over the past three months. The company possesses a Momentum Score of B.

Aspen Group Inc. Price

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