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Lowest Return on Equity in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Industry Detected in Shares of Ocwen Finl Corp (OCN, PROV, KRNY, ESSA, BNCL)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance 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.

Ocwen Finl Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,481.4%. Following is Provident Fnl Hl with a ROE of 134.4%. Kearny Financial ranks third lowest with a ROE of 156.2%.

Essa Bancorp Inc follows with a ROE of 214.5%, and Beneficial Banco rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 248.0%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Beneficial Banco and will alert subscribers who have BNCL in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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