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Shares of Lan Airlines Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Airlines Industry (LFL, SKYW, RJET, CPA, JBLU)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Airlines 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.

Lan Airlines ranks lowest with a ROE of -2.7%. Skywest is next with a ROE of 3.4%. Republic Airways Holdings ranks third lowest with a ROE of 4.1%.

Copa Holdings follows with a ROE of 10.4%, and JetBlue Airways rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 21.3%.

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