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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Lifetime Brands in the Housewares & Specialties Industry (LCUT, NWL, CSS, LBY, TUP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Housewares & Specialties 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.

Lifetime Brands ranks lowest with a ROE of 621.8%. Following is Newell Rubbermaid with a ROE of 797.7%. CSS Industries ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,151.7%.

Libbey follows with a ROE of 3,441.2%, and Tupperware Brands rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 11,661.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Tupperware Brands on January 24th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $57.61. Since that recommendation, shares of Tupperware Brands have risen 20.6%. We continue to monitor Tupperware Brands for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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