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Lowest Return on Equity in the Publishing Industry Detected in Shares of News Corp-Cl B (NWS, NWSA, SCHL, NEWM, GCI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Publishing 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.

News Corp-Cl B ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,511.0%. News Corp-Cl A is next with a ROE of -1,511.0%. Scholastic Corp ranks third lowest with a ROE of -129.3%.

New Media Invest follows with a ROE of 30.3%, and Gannett Co Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 91.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of New Media Invest on August 6th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $9.00. Since that call, shares of New Media Invest have fallen 29.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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