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Harsco has the Lowest Return on Equity in the Industrial Machinery Industry (HSC, FLOW, ATU, BOOM, NPO)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Industrial Machinery 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.

Harsco ranks lowest with a ROE of -4,657.4%. Following is Flow International with a ROE of -3,780.6%. Actuant ranks third lowest with a ROE of -1,969.4%.

Dynamic Materials follows with a ROE of -1,584.6%, and EnPro Industries rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -980.1%.

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