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Shares of Rockwell Automation Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Electrical Components & Equipment Industry (ROK, EMR, EFOI, AME, AYI)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Electrical Components & Equipment 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.

Rockwell Automation ranks highest with a ROE of 33.6%. Emerson Electric is next with a ROE of 29.8%. Energy Focus ranks third highest with a ROE of 25.0%.

AMETEK follows with a ROE of 17.9%, and Acuity Brands rounds out the top five with a ROE of 17.5%.

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