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Shares of H&E Equipment Services Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry (HEES, URI, FAST, GWW, WSO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.

H&E Equipment Services ranks highest with a ROE of 36.9%. Following is United Rentals with a ROE of 36.8%. Fastenal ranks third highest with a ROE of 28.4%.

WW Grainger follows with a ROE of 26.6%, and Watsco rounds out the top five with a ROE of 17.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of H&E Equipment Services on March 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $13.49. Since that recommendation, shares of H&E Equipment Services have risen 42.1%. We continue to monitor H&E Equipment Services for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): HEES URI FAST GWW WSO