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Highest Return on Equity in the Department Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Nordstrom (JWN, M, KSS, DDS, JCP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Department Stores 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.

Nordstrom ranks highest with a ROE of 4,066.6%. Macy's is next with a ROE of 1,444.1%. Kohl's ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,040.5%.

Dillard's follows with a ROE of 963.4%, and JC Penney rounds out the top five with a ROE of 7.5%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity Nordstrom macy's kohl's dillard's JC Penney

Ticker(s): JWN M KSS DDS JCP