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Relatively Low Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Huron Consulting in the Research & Consulting Services Industry (HURN, FC, MG, ACTG, CRAI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Research & Consulting 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.

Huron Consulting ranks lowest with a ROE of -3,046.2%. Following is Franklin Covey with a ROE of -598.8%. Mistras Group In ranks third lowest with a ROE of -35.2%.

Acacia Research follows with a ROE of 70.3%, and Cra Internationa rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 461.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Acacia Research on January 3rd, 2020 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $2.61. Since that call, shares of Acacia Research have fallen 6.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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