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J.C. Penney Co is Among the Companies in the Department Stores Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (JCP, DDS, KSS, M, JWN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Department Stores industry with the lowest 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.

J.C. Penney Co ranks lowest with a ROE of -848.9%. Dillards Inc-A is next with a ROE of 1,292.4%. Kohls Corp ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,620.3%.

Macy'S Inc follows with a ROE of 3,171.6%, and Nordstrom Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 4,742.8%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity j.c. penney co dillards inc-a kohls corp macy's inc nordstrom inc

Ticker(s): JCP DDS KSS M JWN