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PEP Boys is Among the Companies in the Automotive Retail Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (PBY, CRMT, TA, SAH, MNRO)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Automotive Retail 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.

PEP Boys ranks lowest with a ROE of -2.2%. America's Car-Mart is next with a ROE of 11.9%. TravelCenters of America ranks third lowest with a ROE of 12.0%.

Sonic Automotive follows with a ROE of 12.1%, and Monro Muffler rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 13.8%.

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