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Contrasting Rover Group (ROVR) and The Competition


Rover Group (NASDAQ: ROVRGet a rating) is one of 63 listed companies in the “Personal Services” sector, but how does it stack up against its competitors? We will compare Rover Group to related companies based on earnings strength, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the Rover Group and its competitors.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Rover Group -72.28% -32.94% -9.49%
Rover Group competitors -25.11% 341.39% -3.69%

Risk and Volatility

The Rover Group has a beta of 0.01, suggesting its stock price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rover Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.24, suggesting that their average price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenues, earnings per share and valuation of the Rover Group and its rivals.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Rover Group $109.84 million -$64.05 million -4.03
Rover Group competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 23.51

Rover Group’s competitors have higher revenues and profits than Rover Group. Rover Group trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Rover Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Rover Group 0 1 5 0 2.83
Rover Group competitors 271 1019 1547 85 2.49

Rover Group currently has a consensus price target of $10.17, indicating a potential upside of 106.64%. Together, the “Human Services” companies have an upside potential of 36.02%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, research analysts clearly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional and insider ownership

78.8% of Rover Group shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 55.0% of the shares of all “Human Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 22.9% of the shares of all “Human Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Rover Group rivals beat Rover Group on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Rover Group (Get a rating)

Rover Group, Inc. operates an online marketplace for pet care worldwide. It connects pet owners with pet providers who offer overnight services, including boarding and in-home pet sitting, as well as daytime services, such as dog daycare, dog walking, walk-ins, grooming and training. The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.



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