Reviewing Ayr Wellness (AYRWF) and The Competition

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Ayr Wellness and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

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 presently has a consensus target price of $29.83, indicating 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 clearly believe Ayr Wellness is more favorable than its rivals.


This table compares Ayr Wellness and its rivals’ 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%

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, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ayr Wellness and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) 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 rivals. Ayr Wellness is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

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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