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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Jamba in the Restaurants Industry (JMBA, RT, KONA, LUB, CMG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants 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.

Jamba ranks lowest with a ROE of -22,909.8%. Ruby Tuesday is next with a ROE of -2,777.4%. Kona Grill ranks third lowest with a ROE of -1,244.0%.

Luby's follows with a ROE of -845.6%, and Chipotle Mexican Grill rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 129.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Luby's on August 9th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $4.54. Since that call, shares of Luby's have fallen 42.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest return on equity jamba ruby tuesday kona grill luby's Chipotle Mexican Grill

Ticker(s): JMBA RT KONA LUB CMG