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Top 5 Companies in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (CGNX, KEYS, COHR, BMI, FLIR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Electronic Equipment & Instruments 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.

Cognex Corp ranks highest with a ROE of 1,937.2%. Following is Keysight Tec with a ROE of 1,857.3%. Coherent Inc ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,333.0%.

Badger Meter Inc follows with a ROE of 1,323.6%, and Flir Systems rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,228.4%.

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