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Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for February 5th

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

AVX Corporation (AVX): This electronic products manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 9.7% over the last 60 days.

AVX Corporation Price and Consensus

AVX Corporation Price and Consensus

AVX Corporation price-consensus-chart | AVX Corporation Quote

AVX has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.26, compared with 15.30 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

AVX Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

AVX Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

AVX Corporation pe-ratio-ttm | AVX Corporation Quote

Ardagh Group S.A. (ARD): This rigid packaging solutions manufacturer has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1% over the last 60 days.

Ardagh Group S.A. Price and Consensus

Ardagh Group S.A. Price and Consensus

Ardagh Group S.A. price-consensus-chart | Ardagh Group S.A. Quote

Ardagh has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 7.09, compared with 10.90 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

Ardagh Group S.A. PE Ratio (TTM)

Ardagh Group S.A. PE Ratio (TTM)

Ardagh Group S.A. pe-ratio-ttm | Ardagh Group S.A. Quote

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (CHU): This telecommunications services provider has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 1.5% over the last 60 days.

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd Price and Consensus

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd Price and Consensus

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd price-consensus-chart | China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd Quote

China Unicom has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 16.74, compared with 61.50 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of A.

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd PE Ratio (TTM)

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd PE Ratio (TTM)

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd pe-ratio-ttm | China Unicom (Hong Kong) Ltd Quote

Cigna Corporation (CI): This health services company has a Zacks Rank #2, and seen the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings rising 5.3% over the last 60 days.

Cigna Corporation Price and Consensus

Cigna Corporation Price and Consensus

Cigna Corporation price-consensus-chart | Cigna Corporation Quote

Cigna has a price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.27, compared with 17.40 for the industry. The company possesses a Value Score of B.

Cigna Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Cigna Corporation PE Ratio (TTM)

Cigna Corporation pe-ratio-ttm | Cigna Corporation Quote

See the full list of top ranked stocks here

Learn more about the Value score and how it is calculated here.

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