Lavoro (LVRO) and Its Competitors Financial Analysis

Lavoro (NASDAQ:LVROGet Free Report) is one of 29 public companies in the “Miscellaneous retail” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Lavoro to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Lavoro has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lavoro’s competitors have a beta of 1.09, indicating that their average share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Lavoro and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lavoro -5.99% -6.44% -1.45%
Lavoro Competitors -23.16% -42.80% -4.42%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Lavoro and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lavoro 0 1 2 0 2.67
Lavoro Competitors 120 540 460 6 2.31

Lavoro presently has a consensus target price of $10.83, suggesting a potential upside of 62.30%. As a group, “Miscellaneous retail” companies have a potential downside of 2.60%. Given Lavoro’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Lavoro is more favorable than its competitors.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Lavoro $1.79 billion -$50.50 million -6.82
Lavoro Competitors $1.93 billion $32.37 million 3.38

Lavoro’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Lavoro. Lavoro 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.5% of Lavoro shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.2% of shares of all “Miscellaneous retail” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.2% of shares of all “Miscellaneous retail” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Lavoro competitors beat Lavoro on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Lavoro

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Lavoro Limited operates as an agricultural inputs retailer. The company operates through three segments: Brazil Cluster, LATAM Cluster, and Crop Care Cluster. It distributes agricultural inputs, such as crop protection, seeds, fertilizers, foliar fertilizers, biologicals, adjuvants, organominerals, and others for the agricultural industry. The company also produces specialty fertilizers, crop protection products, and biological crop inputs. It operates in Brazil, Colombia, and Uruguay. The company sells its products through its physical stores and digital channel. Lavoro Limited was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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