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News Corp-Cl B has the Lowest Return on Equity in the Publishing Industry (NWS, NWSA, SCHL, TIME, NEWM)

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

Time Inc follows with a ROE of -20.7%, and New Media Invest rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 30.3%.

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