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Shares of Helen of Troy Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Household Appliances Industry (HELE, WHR, IRBT, SODA, NC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Household Appliances 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.

Helen of Troy ranks highest with a ROE of 16.4%. Following is Whirlpool with a ROE of 13.6%. iRobot ranks third highest with a ROE of 8.8%.

SodaStream International follows with a ROE of 0.3%, and NACCO Industries rounds out the top five with a ROE of -16.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Helen of Troy on June 24th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $98.43. Since that call, shares of Helen of Troy have fallen 14.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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