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Top 5 Companies in the Diversified Banks Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (USB, WFC, JPM, BLX, BAC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Banks 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.

Us Bancorp ranks highest with a ROE of 1,390.5%. Following is Wells Fargo & Co with a ROE of 1,143.3%. Jpmorgan Chase ranks third highest with a ROE of 986.0%.

Banco Latinoam-E follows with a ROE of 731.8%, and Bank Of America rounds out the top five with a ROE of 677.8%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity us bancorp wells fargo & co JPMorgan Chase banco latinoam-e Bank of america

Ticker(s): USB WFC JPM BLX BAC