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Top 5 Companies in the Restaurants Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (PLKI, SBUX, BLMN, PNRA, CBRL)

By Nick Russo

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.

Popeyes Louisian ranks highest with a ROE of 12,588.2%. Starbucks Corp is next with a ROE of 8,511.7%. Bloomin' Brands ranks third highest with a ROE of 7,987.8%.

Panera Bread-A follows with a ROE of 4,375.7%, and Cracker Barrel rounds out the top five with a ROE of 3,981.1%.

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Ticker(s): SBUX BLMN CBRL