Critical Comparison: CAVA Group (CAVA) versus Its Rivals

CAVA Group (NYSE:CAVAGet Free Report) is one of 76 publicly-traded companies in the “Eating places” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare CAVA Group to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for CAVA Group and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CAVA Group 0 6 8 0 2.57
CAVA Group Competitors 555 4842 6347 324 2.53

CAVA Group presently has a consensus price target of $81.50, indicating a potential downside of 10.93%. As a group, “Eating places” companies have a potential upside of 5.41%. Given CAVA Group’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe CAVA Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


This table compares CAVA Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CAVA Group 3.75% 5.18% 2.98%
CAVA Group Competitors -9.01% -451.74% -5.28%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.2% of CAVA Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.9% of shares of all “Eating places” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.0% of shares of all “Eating places” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CAVA Group and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
CAVA Group $728.70 million $13.28 million 223.42
CAVA Group Competitors $2.15 billion $248.48 million 27.67

CAVA Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than CAVA Group. CAVA Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


CAVA Group beats its rivals on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

CAVA Group Company Profile

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CAVA Group, Inc. owns and operates a chain of restaurants under the CAVA brand in the United States. The company also offers dips, spreads, and dressings through grocery stores. In addition, the company provides online and mobile ordering platforms. Cava Group, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Washington, the District of Columbia.

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