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Lowest Return on Equity in the Air Freight & Logistics Industry Detected in Shares of Echo Global Logistics (ECHO, XPO, AAWW, FWRD, HUBG)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Air Freight & Logistics 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.

Echo Global Logistics ranks lowest with a ROE of 42.2%. Following is XPO Logistics with a ROE of 226.9%. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings ranks third lowest with a ROE of 279.4%.

Forward Air follows with a ROE of 548.4%, and HUB Group rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,172.5%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Echo Global Logistics on December 21st, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $25.53. Since that call, shares of Echo Global Logistics have fallen 28.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest return on equity Echo Global Logistics xpo logistics atlas air worldwide holdings forward air hub group

Ticker(s): ECHO XPO AAWW FWRD HUBG