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Top 5 Companies in the Restaurants Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (DENN, EAT, SONC, PZZA, JACK)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants 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.

Denny's ranks highest with a ROE of 722.2%. Following is Brinker International with a ROE of 247.8%. Sonic ranks third highest with a ROE of 161.0%.

Papa John's International follows with a ROE of 103.2%, and Jack in the Box rounds out the top five with a ROE of 79.5%.

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