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Relatively High Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Credit Acceptance in the Consumer Finance Industry (CACC, WRLD, AXP, CPSS, DFS)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Consumer Finance 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.

Credit Acceptance ranks highest with a ROE of 34.8%. Following is World Acceptance with a ROE of 34.3%. American Express ranks third highest with a ROE of 27.1%.

Consumer Portfolio Services follows with a ROE of 24.4%, and Discover Financial Services rounds out the top five with a ROE of 19.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Discover Financial Services on March 3rd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $48.35. Since that recommendation, shares of Discover Financial Services have risen 16.5%. We continue to monitor Discover Financial Services for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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