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Highest Return on Equity in the Specialized Finance Industry Detected in Shares of Moody's (MCO, CBOE, FDS, MKTX, VALU)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Finance 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.

Moody's ranks highest with a ROE of 520.5%. Following is CBOE Holdings with a ROE of 80.4%. Factset Research Systems ranks third highest with a ROE of 46.2%.

MarketAxess Holdings follows with a ROE of 26.6%, and Value Line rounds out the top five with a ROE of 21.5%.

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Ticker(s): MCO CBOE FDS MKTX VALU