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RAIT Financial Trust has the Lowest Return on Equity in the Diversified REITs Industry (RAS, NRF, FPO, GOOD, LXP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified REITs 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.

RAIT Financial Trust ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,625.7%. Following is NorthStar Realty Finance with a ROE of -1,467.1%. First Potomac Realty Trust ranks third lowest with a ROE of -1,235.9%.

Gladstone Commercial follows with a ROE of -203.5%, and Lexington Realty Trust rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 766.6%.

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