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Shares of Union Pacific Rank the Highest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Railroads Industry (UNP, CSX, NSC, KSU, GWR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Railroads 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.

Union Pacific ranks highest with a ROE of 24.1%. Following is CSX with a ROE of 17.5%. Norfolk Southern ranks third highest with a ROE of 13.8%.

Kansas City Southern follows with a ROE of 12.9%, and Genesee & Wyoming rounds out the top five with a ROE of 9.6%.

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