The stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is H&R Block, Inc. HRB . This is because this security in the Consumer Services - Miscellaneous space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.
This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the Consumer Services - Miscellaneous space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 47 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.
Meanwhile, H&R Blockis actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm's prospects in both the short and long term.
H&R Block, Inc. Price and Consensus
H&R Block, Inc. Price and Consensus | H&R Block, Inc. Quote
In fact, over the past two months, current quarter estimates have narrowed from a loss of 64 cents per share to a loss of 63 cents per share, while current year estimates have increased from $1.77 per share to $2.00 per share. This has helped HRB to earn a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), further underscoring the company's solid position.You can see the complete list of today's Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here .
So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider H&R Block. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.
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