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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Carrols Restaurant Group in the Restaurants Industry (TAST, KONA, DAVE, RT, LUB)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants 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.

Carrols Restaurant Group ranks lowest with a ROE of -30.3%. Kona Grill is next with a ROE of -5.2%. Famous Dave's Of America ranks third lowest with a ROE of -3.0%.

Ruby Tuesday follows with a ROE of -2.1%, and Luby's rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -1.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ruby Tuesday on April 8th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $4.51. Since that call, shares of Ruby Tuesday have fallen 15.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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