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Lowest Return on Equity in the Restaurants Industry Detected in Shares of Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST, KONA, DAVE, RT, LUB)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants 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.

Carrols Restaurant Group ranks lowest with a ROE of -30.3%. Following is Kona Grill with a ROE of -5.2%. Famous Dave's Of America ranks third lowest with a ROE of -3.0%.

Ruby Tuesday follows with a ROE of -2.1%, and Luby's rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -1.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Luby's on February 17th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $4.52. Since that recommendation, shares of Luby's have risen 11.8%. We continue to monitor Luby's for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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