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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Bank of America in the Diversified Banks Industry (BAC, C, CMA, JPM, BLX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Banks 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.

Bank of America ranks lowest with a ROE of 6.5%. Citigroup is next with a ROE of 6.6%. Comerica ranks third lowest with a ROE of 7.3%.

JPMorgan Chase follows with a ROE of 10.2%, and Banco Latinoamericano de Exportaciones rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 12.2%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity Bank of america Citigroup Comerica JPMorgan Chase banco latinoamericano de exportaciones

Ticker(s): BAC C CMA JPM BLX