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Shares of Genesee & Wyoming Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Railroads Industry (GWR, KSU, NSC, CSX, UNP)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Railroads 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.

Genesee & Wyoming ranks lowest with a ROE of 9.6%. Kansas City Southern is next with a ROE of 12.9%. Norfolk Southern ranks third lowest with a ROE of 13.8%.

CSX follows with a ROE of 17.5%, and Union Pacific rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 24.1%.

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