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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Lan Airlines in the Airlines Industry (LFL, SKYW, RJET, CPA, JBLU)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Airlines 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.

Lan Airlines ranks lowest with a ROE of -2.7%. Following is Skywest with a ROE of 3.4%. Republic Airways Holdings ranks third lowest with a ROE of 4.1%.

Copa Holdings follows with a ROE of 10.4%, and JetBlue Airways rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 21.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Skywest on February 23rd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $16.33. Since that recommendation, shares of Skywest have risen 39.2%. We continue to monitor Skywest for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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