Rover Group (ROVR) versus Its Rivals Critical Comparison

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.8% of Rover Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.0% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 22.9% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Rover Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rover Group 0 1 5 0 2.83
Rover Group Competitors 271 1023 1549 85 2.49

Rover Group presently has a consensus target price of $10.17, indicating a potential upside of 95.14%. As a group, “Personal services” companies have a potential upside of 36.82%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

Rover Group has a beta of 0.01, suggesting that its share 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 share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rover Group $109.84 million -$64.05 million -4.27
Rover Group Competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 24.29

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

Profitability

This table compares Rover Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

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%

Summary

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

About Rover Group (Get Rating)

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

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