Value stocks

Best Stocks to Buy October 20-20, 2022

Here are three stocks with a buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, October 20:

H&R block (HRD Free Report): This company which is a leading provider of tax preparation services in the United States, Canada and Australia, carries a Zacks #1 (Strong Buy) rating and has witnessed the Zacks consensus estimate for its current year earnings rising 0.5% in the past 60 days.

H&R Block has a price/earnings ratio (P/E) of 10.66 compared to 16.45 for the S&P. The company has a Value Score of A.

The Timken Company (TKR Free Report): This company, which is a global manufacturer of bearings, friction management products and mechanical power transmission components, carries a Zacks #1 ranking and has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 0.7% in the past 60 days.

The Timken Company has a price/earnings ratio (P/E) of 11.69 versus 16.45 for the S&P. The company has a Value Score of B.

Clean ports (HLC Free Report): This leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services in North America, which operates the largest number of hazardous waste incinerators, landfills and treatment, storage and disposal facilities, owns a ranking Zacks #1 and witnessed the Zacks consensus estimate of its current year revenue up 1.0% in the past 60 days.

Clean Harbor has a price/earnings ratio (P/E) of 17.15 versus 18.0 for the industry. The company has a Value Score of B.

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