Impala Platinum (OTCMKTS:IMPUY) & Metals Acquisition (NYSE:MTAL) Head-To-Head Contrast

Metals Acquisition (NYSE:MTALGet Free Report) and Impala Platinum (OTCMKTS:IMPUYGet Free Report) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Metals Acquisition and Impala Platinum’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Metals Acquisition $159.00 million 4.69 -$144.55 million N/A N/A
Impala Platinum $6.01 billion 0.77 $276.64 million N/A N/A

Impala Platinum has higher revenue and earnings than Metals Acquisition.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

87.5% of Metals Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Metals Acquisition shares are owned by company 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Metals Acquisition and Impala Platinum, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Metals Acquisition 0 1 4 0 2.80
Impala Platinum 1 0 0 0 1.00

Metals Acquisition presently has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.72%. Given Metals Acquisition’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Metals Acquisition is more favorable than Impala Platinum.


This table compares Metals Acquisition and Impala Platinum’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Metals Acquisition N/A N/A N/A
Impala Platinum N/A N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

Metals Acquisition has a beta of 0.02, meaning that its stock price is 98% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Impala Platinum has a beta of 1.66, meaning that its stock price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Metals Acquisition beats Impala Platinum on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Metals Acquisition

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Metals Acquisition Limited focuses on mining and production of copper and silver. It operates the CSA copper mine in Cobar, Australia. The company was incorporated in 2022 and is headquartered in Saint Helier, Jersey.

About Impala Platinum

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Impala Platinum Holdings Limited engages in the mining, processing, concentrating, refining, and sale of platinum group metals (PGMs) and associated base metals. The company produces platinum, palladium, rhodium, nickel, and by-products, as well as ruthenium, iridium, and gold. It has operations on the PGM-bearing orebodies, including the Bushveld Complex located in South Africa; and the Great Dyke situated in Zimbabwe, as well as the Canadian Shield. The company markets and sells its products in South Africa, Japan, China, the United States, and Europe. Impala Platinum Holdings Limited was incorporated in 1957 and is based in Sandton, South Africa.

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