Reviewing Rover Group (ROVR) and Its Peers

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

Profitability

This table compares Rover Group and its competitors’ 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% 340.80% -3.81%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.8% of Rover Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.9% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are held by institutional investors. 21.7% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Rover Group has a beta of 0.04, meaning that its stock price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rover Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.14, meaning that their average stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Rover Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rover Group 0 1 5 0 2.83
Rover Group Competitors 271 1025 1551 85 2.49

Rover Group presently has a consensus price target of $10.17, indicating a potential upside of 96.65%. As a group, “Personal services” companies have a potential upside of 24.11%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rover Group $109.84 million -$64.05 million -4.24
Rover Group Competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 24.58

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

Summary

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

Rover Group Company Profile (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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