Contrasting Ayr Wellness (AYRWF) and Its Rivals

Ayr Wellness (OTCMKTS:AYRWFGet Rating) is one of 52 public companies in the “Medicinals & botanicals” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Ayr Wellness to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Ayr Wellness and its peers, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ayr Wellness 0 1 4 0 2.80
Ayr Wellness Competitors 162 500 626 32 2.40

Ayr Wellness currently has a consensus price target of $29.83, suggesting a potential upside of 494.12%. As a group, “Medicinals & botanicals” companies have a potential upside of 81.38%. Given Ayr Wellness’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ayr Wellness is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ayr Wellness and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Ayr Wellness $357.61 million -$16.95 million -27.89
Ayr Wellness Competitors $265.50 million -$63.33 million -9.20

Ayr Wellness has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Ayr Wellness 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.3% of Ayr Wellness shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 16.1% of shares of all “Medicinals & botanicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 25.2% of shares of all “Medicinals & botanicals” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Ayr Wellness and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ayr Wellness -1.93% -6.32% -3.68%
Ayr Wellness Competitors 1,042.26% -157.44% 150.04%

Ayr Wellness Company Profile

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Ayr Wellness Inc., a vertically-integrated cannabis multi-state operator, cultivates, manufactures, and retails cannabis products and branded cannabis packaged goods. The company's cannabis and cannabis products include concentrates, edibles, and vaporizer products. It also provides administrative, consulting, and operations support services to licensed cannabis companies. As of June 23, 2022, Ayr Wellness Inc. operated 48 dispensaries. The company was formerly known as Ayr Strategies Inc. and changed its name to Ayr Wellness Inc. in February 2021. Ayr Wellness Inc. was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

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