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Universal American has the Lowest Return on Equity in the Managed Health Care Industry (UAM, MGLN, WCG, GTS, HNT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Managed Health Care 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.

Universal American ranks lowest with a ROE of -2.4%. Magellan Health Services is next with a ROE of 2.3%. WellCare Health Plans ranks third lowest with a ROE of 6.9%.

Triple-S Management follows with a ROE of 7.6%, and Health Net rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 8.6%.

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