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Shares of Firstenergy Corp Rank the Lowest in Terms of Return on Equity in the Electric Utilities Industry (FE, GNE, SPKE, GXP, EIX)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Electric Utilities 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.

Firstenergy Corp ranks lowest with a ROE of -1,072.5%. Genie Energy-B is next with a ROE of -783.6%. Spark Energy-A ranks third lowest with a ROE of -282.9%.

Great Plains Ene follows with a ROE of -165.3%, and Edison Intl rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 354.6%.

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