• Return to Headlines

Shares of Pacific Biosciences of California Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Life Sciences Tools & Services Industry (PACB, CGEN, AMRI, AFFX, QGEN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Life Sciences Tools & Services 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.

Pacific Biosciences of California ranks lowest with a ROE of -104.4%. Compugen is next with a ROE of -21.6%. Albany Molecular Research ranks third lowest with a ROE of -2.2%.

Affymetrix follows with a ROE of 3.7%, and QIAGEN rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 4.0%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in QIAGEN. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of QIAGEN in search of a potential trend change.

Keywords: lowest return on equity pacific biosciences of california compugen albany molecular research Affymetrix qiagen