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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Ascent Capital-A in the Specialized Consumer Services Industry (ASCMA, RGS, LOCK, TAX, CSV)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Consumer Services 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.

Ascent Capital-A ranks lowest with a ROE of -7,393.6%. Regis Corp is next with a ROE of 101.9%. Lifelock Inc ranks third lowest with a ROE of 645.1%.

Liberty Tax Inc follows with a ROE of 1,210.5%, and Carriage Service rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,994.7%.

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