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Top 5 Companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (HDS, HEES, URI, LAWS, GWW)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors 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.

Hd Supply Holdin ranks highest with a ROE of 7,996.7%. H&E Equipment Se is next with a ROE of 6,351.5%. United Rentals ranks third highest with a ROE of 5,903.1%.

Lawson Products follows with a ROE of 3,857.8%, and Ww Grainger Inc rounds out the top five with a ROE of 3,575.2%.

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Ticker(s): HDS HEES URI LAWS GWW