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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Veritiv Corp in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry (VRTV, DNOW, TITN, TGH, MRC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.

Veritiv Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -496.4%. Now Inc is next with a ROE of -228.1%. Titan Machinery ranks third lowest with a ROE of -215.4%.

Textainer Group follows with a ROE of 392.9%, and Mrc Global Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 513.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Veritiv Corp on February 28th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $29.75. Since that call, shares of Veritiv Corp have fallen 32.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest return on equity veritiv corp now inc titan machinery textainer group mrc global inc