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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Unifirst Corp/Ma in the Diversified Support Services Industry (UNF, VVI, MATW, VSEC, GK)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Support Services 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.

Unifirst Corp/Ma ranks lowest with a ROE of 756.6%. Viad Corp is next with a ROE of 1,041.1%. Matthews Intl-A ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,317.9%.

Vse Corp follows with a ROE of 1,371.0%, and G & K Services-A rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,414.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of G & K Services-A on February 12th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $64.00. Since that recommendation, shares of G & K Services-A have risen 52.3%. We continue to monitor G & K Services-A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest return on equity unifirst corp/ma viad corp matthews intl-a vse corp :gk g & k services-a

Ticker(s): UNF VVI MATW VSEC