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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of eHealth in the Insurance Brokers Industry (EHTH, BRO, AJG, AON, WSH)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Insurance Brokers 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.

eHealth ranks lowest with a ROE of -13.0%. Brown & Brown is next with a ROE of 9.7%. Arthur J Gallagher ranks third lowest with a ROE of 10.0%.

AON follows with a ROE of 19.2%, and Willis Group rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 20.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of eHealth on April 29th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $10.86. Since that recommendation, shares of eHealth have risen 26.5%. We continue to monitor eHealth for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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