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Top 5 Companies in the Specialized Consumer Services Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (ASCMA, RGS, CSV, SCI, CLCT)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialized Consumer Services 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.

Ascent Media ranks lowest with a ROE of -3,534.8%. Following is Regis with a ROE of 86.3%. Carriage Services ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1,167.0%.

Service International follows with a ROE of 1,554.7%, and Collectors Universe rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 6,243.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ascent Media on September 12th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $21.29. Since that call, shares of Ascent Media have fallen 41.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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