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Top 5 Companies in the Retail REITs Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (PEI, CDR, KRG, WSR, ROIC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Retail REITs 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.

Penn Reit ranks lowest with a ROE of -2,352.7%. Following is Cedar Realty Tru with a ROE of -841.8%. Kite Realty Grou ranks third lowest with a ROE of -38.5%.

Whitestone Rei follows with a ROE of 321.0%, and Retail Opportuni rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 327.9%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Penn Reit on February 14th, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $6.66. Since that call, shares of Penn Reit have fallen 11.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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