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Shares of MDU Resources Group Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Multi-Utilities Industry (MDU, CNP, BKH, TE, PCG)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Multi-Utilities 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.

MDU Resources Group ranks lowest with a ROE of -21.8%. Centerpoint Energy is next with a ROE of -0.2%. Black Hills ranks third lowest with a ROE of 2.3%.

TECO Energy follows with a ROE of 5.2%, and PG&E rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 5.4%.

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