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Ascena Retail Gr has the Lowest Return on Equity in the Apparel Retail Industry (ASNA, SMRT, DXLG, GCO, SSI)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Apparel Retail 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.

Ascena Retail Gr ranks lowest with a ROE of -8,117.3%. Stein Mart Inc is next with a ROE of -4,104.0%. Destination Xl G ranks third lowest with a ROE of -2,375.4%.

Genesco Inc follows with a ROE of -1,279.5%, and Stage Stores Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -1,030.6%.

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