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Shares of Gibraltar Industries Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Building Products Industry (ROCK, BLDR, NCS, OC, GFF)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Gibraltar Industries ranks lowest with a ROE of -16.2%. Builders FirstSource is next with a ROE of -10.3%. NCI Building Systems ranks third lowest with a ROE of 5.6%.

Owens Corning follows with a ROE of 6.7%, and Griffon rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 7.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Gibraltar Industries on February 18th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $25.51. Since that recommendation, shares of Gibraltar Industries have risen 40.2%. We continue to monitor Gibraltar Industries for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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