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Shares of J.C. Penney Co Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Department Stores Industry (JCP, DDS, KSS, M, JWN)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Department 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.

J.C. Penney Co ranks lowest with a ROE of -848.9%. Following is Dillards Inc-A with a ROE of 984.3%. Kohls Corp ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,620.3%.

Macy'S Inc follows with a ROE of 3,171.6%, and Nordstrom Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 4,742.8%.

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Ticker(s): JCP JWN