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Top 5 Companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (WD, PFSI, ESNT, BOFI, HIFS)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance 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.

Walker & Dunlop ranks highest with a ROE of 2,785.3%. Pennymac Finan-A is next with a ROE of 2,446.6%. Essent Group Ltd ranks third highest with a ROE of 2,312.6%.

Bofi Holding Inc follows with a ROE of 1,722.1%, and Hingham Inst Svg rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,580.6%.

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