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Top 5 Companies in the Distributors Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (VOXX, WEYS, CORE, GPC, POOL)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Distributors 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.

Audiovox ranks lowest with a ROE of -1.0%. Following is Weyco Group with a ROE of 10.0%. Core-Mark ranks third lowest with a ROE of 10.4%.

Genuine Parts follows with a ROE of 21.3%, and Pool rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 48.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Pool on September 9th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $96.26. Since that call, shares of Pool have fallen 3.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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