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Lowest Return on Equity in the Education Services Industry Detected in Shares of Houghton Mifflin (HMHC, CHGG, DV, LRN, BPI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Education Services 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.

Houghton Mifflin ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,105.8%. Following is Chegg Inc with a ROE of -565.0%. Devry Education ranks third lowest with a ROE of 86.0%.

K12 Inc follows with a ROE of 201.3%, and Bridgepoint Educ rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 221.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of K12 Inc on August 8th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $18.08. Since that recommendation, shares of K12 Inc have risen 86.8%. We continue to monitor K12 Inc for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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