Pet cares

Comparison of the Rover Group (ROVR) and its peers


Rover Group (NASDAQ:ROVR – Get Rating) is one of 63 public companies in the “personal services” sector, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Rover Group to similar companies based on strength of institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and risk

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 peers have a beta of 1.24, indicating that their average price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings from Rover Group and its peers, provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Rover Group 0 1 5 0 2.83
Rover Group competitors 271 1022 1548 85 2.49

Rover Group currently has a consensus target price of $10.17, indicating upside potential of 105.80%. Together, the “Human Services” companies have an upside potential of 40.39%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

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

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%

Insider and Institutional 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, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Benefits and evaluation

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

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 peers have higher revenue and profit than Rover Group peers. Rover Group trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Rover Group peers beat Rover Group on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Rover Group (Get an assessment)

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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