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Top 5 Companies in the Gas Utilities Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (NFG, UGI, NJR, WGL, ATO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Gas Utilities 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.

Natl Fuel Gas Co ranks highest with a ROE of 2,217.0%. Following is Ugi Corp with a ROE of 1,809.6%. New Jersey Res ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,789.6%.

Wgl Hldgs Inc follows with a ROE of 1,749.7%, and Atmos Energy rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,401.8%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity natl fuel gas co ugi corp new jersey res wgl hldgs inc Atmos Energy

Ticker(s): NFG UGI NJR WGL ATO