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

By James Quinn

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%. Ugi Corp is next 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 Amerigas Partners L P rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,501.7%.

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Ticker(s): NFG UGI NJR WGL APU