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Top 5 Companies in the Data Processing & Outsourced Services Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (WU, MA, DST, PAYX, GPN)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Data Processing & Outsourced Services 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.

Western Union ranks highest with a ROE of 67.0%. MasterCard is next with a ROE of 58.3%. DST Systems ranks third highest with a ROE of 49.3%.

Paychex follows with a ROE of 39.9%, and Global Payments rounds out the top five with a ROE of 33.5%.

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