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Shares of Clorox Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Household Products Industry (CLX, CL, KMB, WDFC, CHD)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Household Products industry with the highest 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.

Clorox ranks highest with a ROE of 459.7%. Following is Colgate-Palmolive with a ROE of 294.9%. Kimberly-Clark ranks third highest with a ROE of 27.6%.

WD-40 follows with a ROE of 27.4%, and Church & Dwight rounds out the top five with a ROE of 19.7%.

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