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

By Shiri Gupta

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%.

Acme United Corp follows with a ROE of 911.2%, and Steelcase Inc-A rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,001.4%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Steelcase Inc-A and will alert subscribers who have SCS in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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