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Lowest Return on Equity in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry Detected in Shares of Hess Corp (HES, EPE, KOS, WLL, PDCE)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production 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.

Hess Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -3,305.5%. Following is Ep Energy Corp-A with a ROE of -2,670.8%. Kosmos Energy Lt ranks third lowest with a ROE of -2,563.9%.

Whiting Petroleu follows with a ROE of -2,526.3%, and Pdc Energy Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -722.8%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity hess corp ep energy corp-a kosmos energy lt whiting petroleu pdc energy inc