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Verisk Analytics has the Highest Return on Equity in the Research and Consulting Services Industry (VRSK, EFX, EXPO, NCI, VSEC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Research and Consulting Services 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.

Verisk Analytics ranks highest with a ROE of 48.2%. Following is Equifax with a ROE of 18.2%. Exponent ranks third highest with a ROE of 17.3%.

Navigant Consulting follows with a ROE of 10.6%, and VSE rounds out the top five with a ROE of 10.1%.

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