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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Peabody Energy in the Coal & Consumable Fuels Industry (BTU, CNX, HNRG, ARLP, AHGP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Coal & Consumable Fuels 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.

Peabody Energy ranks lowest with a ROE of -83.3%. Following is Consol Energy with a ROE of -6.6%. Hallador Energy Company ranks third lowest with a ROE of 14.5%.

Alliance Resource Partners follows with a ROE of 25.6%, and Alliance Holdings rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 44.6%.

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