Financial analysis: MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies (NYSE: MRM) and Rover Group (NASDAQ: ROVR)


MEDIROM Health Technologies (NYSE: MRMGet a rating) and Rover Group (NASDAQ: ROVRGet a rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies and Rover Group.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
MEDIROM Health Technologies N / A N / A N / A
Rover Group N / A -30.89% -7.18%

Risk and Volatility

MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies has a beta of -2.42, which means its stock price is 342% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Rover Group has a beta of 0.72, which means its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings from MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies and Rover Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
MEDIROM Health Technologies 0 0 0 0 N / A
Rover Group 0 1 5 0 2.83

Rover Group has a consensus price target of $10.17, indicating a potential upside of 71.16%. Considering Rover Group’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Rover Group is more favorable than MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.2% of MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 60.1% of Rover Group shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies and Rover Group.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
MEDIROM Health Technologies $31.31 million 1.25 -$5.07 million N / A N / A
Rover Group $109.84 million 9.75 -$64.05 million N / A N / A

MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies has higher revenues, but lower revenues than Rover Group.


Rover Group beats MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Company Profile (Get a rating)

MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. provides holistic healthcare services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Relaxation Salon and Digital Preventative Healthcare. The Relaxation Salons segment owns and franchises relaxation salons, which provide finger pressure-type body therapy, stretch therapy, and posture and joint alignment, as well as physiotherapy elements; and various individual services, including anti-fatigue therapy, athletic support therapy, slimming therapy, and reflexology. As of December 31, 2021, this segment operated 312 relaxation lounges under the Re.Ra.Ku and Ruam Ruam brands. The digital preventative healthcare segment offers a specific government-sponsored healthcare orientation program using Lav, its in-house developed on-demand health monitoring smartphone app; MOTHER Tracker for fitness apps; and preventive healthcare services using its app and digital devices. MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. also operates the Re.Ra.Ku College which provides continuing education for franchise owners, home office staff and salon staff covering topics such as customer service, salon operations and relaxation techniques located in the Odaiba area of ​​Tokyo. The company was formerly known as MEDIROM Inc. and changed its name to MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. in March 2020. MEDIROM Healthcare Technologies Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Rover Group Company Profile (Get a rating)

Rover Group logoRover 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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