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Top 5 Companies in the Communications Equipment Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (HIVE, BBOX, CALX, HLIT, PANW)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Communications Equipment 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.

Aerohive Network ranks lowest with a ROE of -9,806.9%. Following is Black Box Corp with a ROE of -4,197.3%. Calix Inc ranks third lowest with a ROE of -3,837.8%.

Harmonic Inc follows with a ROE of -3,042.5%, and Palo Alto Networ rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -2,576.1%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity aerohive network black box corp calix inc harmonic inc palo alto networ

Ticker(s): HIVE BBOX CALX HLIT PANW