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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Elizabeth Arden in the Personal Products Industry (RDEN, IPAR, NUTR, MED, NUS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Personal Products 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.

Elizabeth Arden ranks lowest with a ROE of -96.1%. Inter Parfums is next with a ROE of 8.3%. Nutraceutical International ranks third lowest with a ROE of 9.9%.

Medifast follows with a ROE of 15.2%, and Nu Skin Enterprises rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 16.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Nu Skin Enterprises on March 4th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $33.51. Since that recommendation, shares of Nu Skin Enterprises have risen 91.9%. We continue to monitor Nu Skin Enterprises for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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