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Highest Return on Equity in the Regional Banks Industry Detected in Shares of Live Oak Bancsha (LOB, BKU, SNBC, SFBS, FITB)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Regional Banks 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.

Live Oak Bancsha ranks highest with a ROE of 3,165.5%. Bankunited Inc is next with a ROE of 2,203.2%. Sun Bancorp-Nj ranks third highest with a ROE of 2,073.3%.

Servisfirst Banc follows with a ROE of 1,760.5%, and Fifth Third Banc rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,675.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Live Oak Bancsha on July 27th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $28.85. Since that call, shares of Live Oak Bancsha have fallen 11.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): LOB BKU SNBC SFBS FITB