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Top 5 Companies in the Education Services Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (STRA, LOPE, CPLA, EDU, APEI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Education 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.

Strayer Education ranks highest with a ROE of 39.0%. Grand Canyon Education is next with a ROE of 24.8%. Capella Education ranks third highest with a ROE of 21.3%.

New Oriental Education & Technology follows with a ROE of 17.1%, and American Public Education rounds out the top five with a ROE of 14.9%.

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