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Lowest Return on Equity in the Broadcasting Industry Detected in Shares of Discovery Comm-A (DISCA, DISCK, HMTV, MEG, SSP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Broadcasting 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.

Discovery Comm-A ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,143.7%. Following is Discovery Comm-C with a ROE of -1,143.7%. Hemisphere Media ranks third lowest with a ROE of -528.7%.

Media General follows with a ROE of -442.3%, and Ew Scripps-A rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -406.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ew Scripps-A on May 9th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $12.41. Since that recommendation, shares of Ew Scripps-A have risen 31.8%. We continue to monitor Ew Scripps-A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): DISCA DISCK SSP