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Lowest Return on Equity in the Building Products Industry Detected in Shares of Gibraltar Industries (ROCK, BLDR, NCS, OC, GFF)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Gibraltar Industries ranks lowest with a ROE of -16.2%. Following is Builders FirstSource with a ROE of -10.3%. NCI Building Systems ranks third lowest with a ROE of 5.6%.

Owens Corning follows with a ROE of 6.7%, and Griffon rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 7.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Griffon on March 14th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $14.98. Since that recommendation, shares of Griffon have risen 8.7%. We continue to monitor Griffon for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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