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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Hc2 Holdings Inc in the Construction & Engineering Industry (HCHC, CBI, LAYN, AEGN, GLDD)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Construction & Engineering 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.

Hc2 Holdings Inc ranks lowest with a ROE of -23,919.0%. Following is Chicago Bridge & with a ROE of -17,997.5%. Layne Christensn ranks third lowest with a ROE of -3,909.3%.

Aegion Corp follows with a ROE of -1,459.7%, and Great Lakes Dred rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -1,074.1%.

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