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Highest Return on Equity in the General Merchandise Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Dollar General (DG, BIG, DLTR, TUES, FRED)

By Amy Schwartz

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.

Dollar General ranks highest with a ROE of 21.4%. Following is Big Lots with a ROE of 19.3%. Dollar Tree ranks third highest with a ROE of 9.1%.

Tuesday Morning follows with a ROE of 5.1%, and Fred's rounds out the top five with a ROE of -2.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Fred's on May 31st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $14.71. Since that recommendation, shares of Fred's have risen 8.3%. We continue to monitor Fred's for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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