Head-To-Head Comparison: Rover Group (ROVR) vs. Its Competitors

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 peers? We will compare Rover Group to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Rover Group and its peers, as provided 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 1025 1552 85 2.49

Rover Group currently has a consensus target price of $10.17, suggesting a potential upside of 122.47%. As a group, “Personal services” companies have a potential upside of 25.76%. Given Rover Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Rover Group is more favorable than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Rover Group and its peers’ 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%

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

Risk & Volatility

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

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Rover Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rover Group $109.84 million -$64.05 million -3.75
Rover Group Competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 23.55

Rover Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Rover Group. Rover Group is trading 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.

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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