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New Strong Buy Stocks for February 5th

Tirthankar Chakraborty

Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) List today:

Avianca Holdings S.A. (AVH): This company that provides passenger and cargo air transportation services has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing more than 100% over the last 60 days.

Avianca Holdings S.A. Price and Consensus

 

Avianca Holdings S.A. Price and Consensus

Avianca Holdings S.A. price-consensus-chart | Avianca Holdings S.A. Quote

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (BHC): This company that develops, manufactures, and markets a range of pharmaceutical, medical device, and over-the-counter products has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.8% over the last 90 days.

Bausch Health Cos Inc. Price and Consensus

 

Bausch Health Cos Inc. Price and Consensus

Bausch Health Cos Inc. price-consensus-chart | Bausch Health Cos Inc. Quote

H&R Block, Inc. (HRB): This company that provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself (DIY) tax solutions, and other services has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2.1% over the last 90 days.

H&R Block, Inc. Price and Consensus

 

H&R Block, Inc. Price and Consensus

H&R Block, Inc. price-consensus-chart | H&R Block, Inc. Quote

Mesa Air Group, Inc. (MESA): This holding company for Mesa Airlines has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.3% over the last 60 days.

Mesa Air Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

 

Mesa Air Group, Inc. Price and Consensus

Mesa Air Group, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Mesa Air Group, Inc. Quote

Peabody Energy Corporation (BTU): This company that engages in coal mining business has seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 2% over the last 60 days.

Peabody Energy Corporation Price and Consensus

 

Peabody Energy Corporation Price and Consensus

Peabody Energy Corporation price-consensus-chart | Peabody Energy Corporation Quote

You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here

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