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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Essendant Inc in the Office Services & Supplies Industry (ESND, ARC, MSA, SCS, HNI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Office Services & Supplies 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.

Essendant Inc ranks lowest with a ROE of -2,516.1%. Following is Arc Document Sol with a ROE of -1,592.1%. Msa Safety Inc ranks third lowest with a ROE of 728.2%.

Steelcase Inc-A follows with a ROE of 1,001.4%, and Hni Corp rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,723.8%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Hni Corp and will alert subscribers who have HNI in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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