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Shares of Ascena Retail Gr Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Apparel Retail Industry (ASNA, SSI, DXLG, SMRT, GCO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Apparel Retail 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.

Ascena Retail Gr ranks lowest with a ROE of -4,255.7%. Following is Stage Stores Inc with a ROE of -4,016.7%. Destination Xl G ranks third lowest with a ROE of -2,086.1%.

Stein Mart Inc follows with a ROE of -1,835.4%, and Genesco Inc rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -1,279.5%.

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