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Top 5 Companies in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (WNR, TSO, VLO, ALJ, CVI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing 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.

Western Refining ranks highest with a ROE of 38.4%. Tesoro is next with a ROE of 32.7%. Valero Energy ranks third highest with a ROE of 23.1%.

Alon USA Energy follows with a ROE of 16.5%, and CVR Energy rounds out the top five with a ROE of 15.6%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity western refining Tesoro valero energy alon usa energy cvr energy