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Rover Group (ROVR) and the face-to-face contrast of 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 the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and risk.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the Rover Group and its competitors.

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 competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of the current ratings of Rover Group and its competitors, as provided by

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 target price of $10.17, suggesting 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 possible higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe that Rover Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility and risk

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


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%

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 of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Rover Group competitors beat Rover Group on 9 of the 13 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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