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Cardinal Health is Among the Companies in the Health Care Distributors Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (CAH, MCK, HSIC, ACET, PDCO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Distributors industry with the highest 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.

Cardinal Health ranks highest with a ROE of 20.9%. McKesson is next with a ROE of 20.3%. Henry Schein ranks third highest with a ROE of 16.7%.

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

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