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Head-to-head comparison: Rover Group (ROVR) vs. the competition

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

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of the current ratings of Rover Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Rover Group 0 1 5 0 2.83
Rover Group competitors 271 1021 1548 85 2.49

Rover Group currently has a consensus price target of $10.17, indicating a potential upside of 105.80%. Together, the “Human Services” companies have an upside potential of 40.38%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and likely higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its rivals.


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% -21.97% -9.22%
Rover Group competitors -24.25% 340.79% -3.81%

Risk and Volatility

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

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the Rover Group and its rivals.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
Rover Group $109.84 million -$64.05 million -4.05
Rover Group competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 22.57

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.

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 hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Rover Group’s rivals beat Rover Group on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Rover Group Company Profile (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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