Pet cares

Rover Group (ROVR) and Peer Critical Inquiry

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.8% of Rover Group shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 55.9% of the shares of all “Human Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 21.7% of the shares of all “Human Services” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations 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 1023 1551 85 2.49

Rover Group currently has a consensus target price of $10.17, indicating an upside potential of 85.52%. Together, the “Human Services” companies have an upside potential of 26.90%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its rivals.

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.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the earnings, 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 -4.49
Rover Group competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 25.78

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.


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% 340.80% -3.81%


Rover Group rivals beat Rover Group on 8 of the 12 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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