Head to Head Review: Proterra (NASDAQ:PTRA) and Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:OUKPY)

Proterra (NASDAQ:PTRAGet Free Report) and Metso Oyj (OTCMKTS:OUKPYGet Free Report) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Proterra and Metso Oyj, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Proterra 0 1 1 0 2.50
Metso Oyj 1 3 5 0 2.44

Proterra currently has a consensus price target of $4.10, suggesting a potential upside of 6,019.40%. Given Proterra’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Proterra is more favorable than Metso Oyj.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Proterra and Metso Oyj’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Proterra $309.36 million 0.05 -$237.95 million ($2.17) -0.03
Metso Oyj N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Metso Oyj has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Proterra.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

58.0% of Proterra shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Metso Oyj shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.8% of Proterra shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Proterra and Metso Oyj’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Proterra -123.30% -65.70% -31.92%
Metso Oyj N/A N/A N/A


Proterra beats Metso Oyj on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Proterra

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Proterra Inc. provides commercial vehicles in the United States, the European Union, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, and Türkiye. The company's Proterra Powered & Energy business unit offers battery systems and electrification solutions for commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers serving delivery trucks, school buses, coach buses, construction and mining equipment, and other applications; and turnkey fleet-scale, high-power charging solutions and software services, ranging from fleet and energy management software-as-a-service to fleet planning, hardware, infrastructure, installation, utility engagement, and charging optimization. Its Proterra Transit business unit designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric transit buses as an OEM for North American public transit agencies, airports, universities, and other commercial transit fleets. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Burlingame, California. On August 07, 2023, Proterra Inc., along with its affiliate, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

About Metso Oyj

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Metso Oyj provides technologies, end-to-end solutions, and services for aggregates, minerals processing, and metals refining industries in Europe, North and Central America, South America, the Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, and India. The company operates in three segments: Aggregates, Minerals, and Metals. It offers a range of equipment, parts, and services for quarries, aggregates contractors, and construction companies; and process solutions, equipment, and aftermarket services for mining operations. The company also provides solutions for processing virtually various types of ores and concentrates to refined metals. The company was formerly known as Metso Outotec Oyj. Metso Oyj was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

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