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Lowest Return on Equity in the Health Care Distributors Industry Detected in Shares of Aceto Corp (ACET, PMC, OMI, HSIC, PDCO)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Health Care Distributors 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.

Aceto Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -6,872.6%. Following is Pharmerica Corp with a ROE of 348.1%. Owens & Minor ranks third lowest with a ROE of 613.6%.

Henry Schein Inc follows with a ROE of 1,426.5%, and Patterson Cos rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,697.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Patterson Cos on December 6th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $33.99. Since that call, shares of Patterson Cos have fallen 27.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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