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Top 5 Companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (HES, KOS, WLL, PDCE, WPX)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Exploration & Production 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.

Hess Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -3,305.5%. Kosmos Energy Lt is next with a ROE of -2,563.9%. Whiting Petroleu ranks third lowest with a ROE of -2,526.3%.

Pdc Energy Inc follows with a ROE of -722.8%, and Wpx Energy rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -613.1%.

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