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Top 5 Companies in the Building Products Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (USG, NX, OC, JCI, SSD)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Building Products 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.

Usg Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of 367.0%. Quanex Building is next with a ROE of 691.5%. Owens Corning ranks third lowest with a ROE of 699.7%.

Johnson Controls follows with a ROE of 1,042.2%, and Simpson Mfg rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 1,075.0%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity usg corp quanex building Owens Corning Johnson Controls simpson mfg

Ticker(s): USG NX OC JCI SSD