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Highest Return on Equity in the General Merchandise Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Big Lots Inc (BIG, TGT, DG, DLTR, OLLI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise 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.

Big Lots Inc ranks highest with a ROE of 3,152.5%. Target Corp is next with a ROE of 2,386.7%. Dollar General C ranks third highest with a ROE of 2,234.8%.

Dollar Tree Inc follows with a ROE of 1,784.3%, and Ollie'S Bargain rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,219.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Big Lots Inc on February 2nd, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $58.44. Since that call, shares of Big Lots Inc have fallen 19.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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