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Top 5 Companies in the Coal & Consumable Fuels Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (AHGP, ARLP, HNRG, CNX, BTU)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Coal & Consumable Fuels 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.

Alliance Holdings ranks highest with a ROE of 44.6%. Following is Alliance Resource Partners with a ROE of 25.6%. Hallador Energy Company ranks third highest with a ROE of 14.5%.

Consol Energy follows with a ROE of -6.6%, and Peabody Energy rounds out the top five with a ROE of -83.3%.

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