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Shares of Firstenergy Corp Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Electric Utilities Industry (FE, GNE, SPKE, GXP, EIX)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities 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.

Firstenergy Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,072.5%. Genie Energy-B is next with a ROE of -783.6%. Spark Energy-A ranks third lowest with a ROE of -282.9%.

Great Plains Ene follows with a ROE of -165.3%, and Edison Intl rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 354.6%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Spark Energy-A on May 10th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $10.00. Since that call, shares of Spark Energy-A have fallen 16.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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