Grove (NASDAQ:GRVI – Get Rating) and Ayr Wellness (OTCMKTS:AYRWF – Get Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
1.8% of Grove shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Ayr Wellness shares are owned by institutional investors. 52.9% of Grove shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Grove and Ayr Wellness’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Grove 8.10% 12.48% 10.39% Ayr Wellness -1.93% -6.45% -3.80%
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Grove and Ayr Wellness, as reported by MarketBeat.
Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score Grove 0 0 0 0 N/A Ayr