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Lowest Return on Equity in the Pharmaceuticals Industry Detected in Shares of Neos Therapeutic (NEOS, NKTR, MDCO, IPXL, SCMP)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Pharmaceuticals 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.

Neos Therapeutic ranks lowest with a ROE of -46,013.5%. Following is Nektar Therapeut with a ROE of -24,966.6%. Medicines Comp ranks third lowest with a ROE of -17,771.8%.

Impax Labs Inc follows with a ROE of -16,713.0%, and Sucampo Pha-Cl A rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -16,361.9%.

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