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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Treehouse Foods in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry (THS, FARM, FRPT, LWAY, SENEA)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats 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.

Treehouse Foods ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,461.7%. Following is Farmer Bros Co with a ROE of -1,102.6%. Freshpet Inc ranks third lowest with a ROE of -443.5%.

Lifeway Foods follows with a ROE of -72.9%, and Seneca Foods-A rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 96.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Seneca Foods-A on August 14th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $29.05. Since that recommendation, shares of Seneca Foods-A have risen 13.3%. We continue to monitor Seneca Foods-A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest return on equity treehouse foods farmer bros co freshpet inc lifeway foods seneca foods-a

Ticker(s): THS FARM FRPT LWAY SENEA