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Top Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for February 5th

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Here are four stocks with buy ranks and strong growth characteristics for investors to consider today, February 5th:

Copart, Inc. (CPRT): This online auctions and vehicle remarketing services provider, which carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.5% over the last 60 days.

Copart, Inc. Price and Consensus

Copart, Inc. Price and Consensus

Copart, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Copart, Inc. Quote

Copart has a PEG ratio 1.06, compared with 1.46 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Copart, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Copart, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Copart, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Copart, Inc. Quote

Genuine Parts Company (GPC): This automotive replacement parts and accessories distributor, which carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.2% over the last 60 days.

Genuine Parts Company Price and Consensus

Genuine Parts Company Price and Consensus

Genuine Parts Company price-consensus-chart | Genuine Parts Company Quote

Genuine Parts has a PEG ratio 3.38, compared with 4.82 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

Genuine Parts Company PEG Ratio (TTM)

Genuine Parts Company PEG Ratio (TTM)

Genuine Parts Company peg-ratio-ttm | Genuine Parts Company Quote

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): This restaurants owner, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 1.4% over the last 60 days.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. Price and Consensus

Darden Restaurants, Inc. Price and Consensus

Darden Restaurants, Inc. price-consensus-chart | Darden Restaurants, Inc. Quote

Darden Restaurants has a PEG ratio 1.88, compared with 2.01 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of B.

Darden Restaurants, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. PEG Ratio (TTM)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. peg-ratio-ttm | Darden Restaurants, Inc. Quote

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH): This diversified health care company, which carries a Zacks Rank #2, has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.06% over the last 60 days.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Price and Consensus

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Price and Consensus

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated price-consensus-chart | UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Quote

UnitedHealth has a PEG ratio 1.37, compared with 2.91 for the industry. The company possesses a Growth Score of A.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated PEG Ratio (TTM)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated PEG Ratio (TTM)

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated peg-ratio-ttm | UnitedHealth Group Incorporated Quote

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