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

By Nick Russo

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.

Rentech ranks lowest with a ROE of -47.8%. Following is Intrepid Potash with a ROE of -0.1%. American Vanguard ranks third lowest with a ROE of 2.1%.

Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile follows with a ROE of 10.9%, and Mosaic rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 11.7%.

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Ticker(s): AVD SQM MOS