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Lowest Return on Equity in the Specialized Consumer Services Industry Detected in Shares of Steiner Leisure (STNR, ASCMA, STON, RGS, SPGZ)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Consumer Services 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.

Steiner Leisure ranks lowest with a ROE of -67.2%. Ascent Media is next with a ROE of -14.5%. Stonemor Partners ranks third lowest with a ROE of -11.2%.

Regis follows with a ROE of -4.1%, and Spectrum Group International rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Steiner Leisure on October 29th, 2014 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $39.68. Since that recommendation, shares of Steiner Leisure have risen 58.1%. We continue to monitor Steiner Leisure for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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