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Top 5 Companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (IPI, AVD, MOS, CGA, AGU)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals 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.

Intrepid Potash ranks lowest with a ROE of 0.1%. American Vanguard is next with a ROE of 4.5%. Mosaic ranks third lowest with a ROE of 5.8%.

China Green Agriculture follows with a ROE of 8.1%, and Agrium rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 10.9%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity amex:ipi Intrepid Potash american vanguard Mosaic china green agriculture Agrium

Ticker(s): AVD MOS CGA AGU