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AmerisourceBergen is Among the Companies in the Health Care Distributors Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (ABC, PMC, OMI, PDCO, ACET)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Distributors industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

AmerisourceBergen ranks lowest with a ROE of -10.4%. PharMerica is next with a ROE of 3.7%. Owens & Minor ranks third lowest with a ROE of 8.5%.

Patterson follows with a ROE of 13.0%, and Aceto rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 15.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of AmerisourceBergen on April 29th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $85.43. Since that call, shares of AmerisourceBergen have fallen 13.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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