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Shares of Fred'S Inc-A Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the General Merchandise Stores Industry (FRED, TUES, OLLI, TGT, DG)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores 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.

Fred'S Inc-A ranks lowest with a ROE of -4,885.4%. Following is Tuesday Morning with a ROE of -1,674.0%. Ollie'S Bargain ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,762.7%.

Target Corp follows with a ROE of 2,589.4%, and Dollar General C rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 2,669.0%.

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Ticker(s): FRED TUES OLLI TGT DG