Enhance Your Returns With 4 Relative Price Strength Stocks

VGM Score less than or equal to B: Our research shows that stocks with a VGM Score of A or B, when combined with a Zacks Rank #1 or 2 (Buy), offer the best upside potential.

Here are the four stocks that made it through the screen:

Contura Energy, Inc. (CNTE - Free Report) : An operator of metallurgical and thermal coal mines, Contura Energy has a VGM Score of B. Over 30 days, the Bristol, TN-based company has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 and 2019 increase 34.5% and 4.2%, to $20.34 and $16.79 per share, respectively.

Ecopetrol S.A. (EC - Free Report): Ecopetrol is Colombia’s state-run integrated energy firm engaged in upstream and downstream operations. The 2018 Zacks Consensus Estimate for this Bogota-based company is $2.08, representing some 90.8% earnings per share growth over 2017. Next year’s average forecast is $2.23, pointing to another 7.1% growth. Ecopetrol has a VGM Score of A.

Unisys Corporation (UIS - Free Report): Unisys, headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, specializes in securing client operations, increasing efficiency of data centers, enhancing support to their end users and constituents and modernizing their enterprise applications. The firm has a VGM Score of A and a good earnings surprise history. It has a 75% track of outperforming estimates over the last four quarters at an average rate of 70.3%.

Verso Corporation (VRS - Free Report): Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Miamisburg, OH, Verso is a leading North American producer of coated paper. The company has a VGM Score of A. The 2018 Zacks Consensus Estimate for Verso is $2.01, representing some 368% earnings per share growth over 2017. Next year’s average forecast is $3.19, pointing to another 58.7% growth.

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