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O'Reilly Automotive has the Highest Return on Equity in the Automotive Retail Industry (ORLY, LAD, KMX, PAG, AN)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail industry with the highest 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.

O'Reilly Automotive ranks highest with a ROE of 5,783.5%. Following is Lithia Motors with a ROE of 2,266.4%. Carmax ranks third highest with a ROE of 2,076.5%.

Penske Auto Group follows with a ROE of 1,921.2%, and AutoNation rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,847.8%.

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