TransAlta Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:TAC)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 4 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $6.50 (37.71% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/4/2016TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$5.00 -> $5.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/15/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$8.00 -> $5.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/2/2015National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform$10.00 -> $9.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/25/2015CIBCUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/24/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/30/2015Q3$0.06$0.34ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2015Q215($0.02)($0.16)$491.00 million$438.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115$0.03$0.09$775.00 million$593.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2015Q414$0.11$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2014$0.10($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2014Q214$0.04($0.04)$518.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014$0.10$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2013$0.13$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2013$0.15$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2013Q412$0.28$0.21$608.00 million$661.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
Annual Dividend:$0.13
Dividend Yield:2.75%
Payout Ratio:68.42% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
144.44% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
92.86% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-25.40% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/20/2016quarterly$0.032.66%8/30/20169/1/201610/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2016quarterly$0.032.52%5/27/20166/1/20167/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2016quarterly$0.032.82%2/26/20163/1/20164/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2015quarterly$0.1411.8%11/27/201512/1/20151/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2015quarterly$0.147.93%8/28/20159/1/201510/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2015quarterly$0.155.86%5/28/20156/1/20157/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2015quarterly$0.182/26/20153/2/20154/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2014$0.1611/26/201412/1/20141/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2014quarterly$0.175.64%8/27/20148/29/201410/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014quarterly$0.165.39%5/28/20145/30/20147/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2014quarterly$0.165.39%2/28/20143/4/20144/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013$0.2811/26/201311/29/20131/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013quarterly$0.298.24%11/26/201311/29/20131/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2013quarterly$0.287.71%8/28/20138/30/201310/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2013quarterly$0.288.46%5/29/20135/31/20137/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2013quarterly$0.297.08%2/27/20133/1/20134/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC)
DateHeadline
07/25/16 06:54 PMTrending Stocks: Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLCM), Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VYGR ... - KC Register
07/23/16 10:30 AMFirms and Funds Increasing Their Stake in TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC) - Engelwood Daily
07/15/16 11:57 AMVertex One Asset Management INC Increased Transalta Corp (NYSE:TAC) by $14.39 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/12/16 11:01 AMContrarian Investors: Are 2 Former Dividend Champs Now Value Plays? - The Motley Fool Canada
07/08/16 06:38 PMMid-Afternoon Market Update: Dow Surges 250 Points; Juno Therapeutics Shares Tumble - Benzinga
07/08/16 06:38 PMMid-Day Market Update: PriceSmart Drops Following Weak Q3 Results; Eleven Biotherapeutics Shares Spike Higher - Benzinga
07/08/16 06:38 PMVertex One Asset Management INC Increased Transalta Corp (NYSE:TAC) by $14.39 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 03:03 PMMid-Afternoon Market Update: Dow Surges 250 Points; Juno Therapeutics Shares Tumble -   Toward the end of trading Friday, the Dow traded up 1.40 percent to 18,146.81 while the NASDAQ climbed 1.57 percent to 4,953.57. The S&P also rose, gaining 1.47 percent to 2,128.65. Leading and Lagging Sectors On Friday, basic materials shares gained by 2.57 percent. Top gainers in the sector included Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ: FSTR). In trading on Friday, utilities shares rose by just 0.5 percent. Meanwhile, top losers in the sector included TransAlta Corporation (USA) (NYSE: TAC), down 1 percent, and Huaneng Power International Inc (ADR) (NYSE: HNP), down 1 percent. Top Headline Polycom, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCM) revealed Friday that private equity firm, Siris Capital Group, LLC and its affiliates, have submitted a unilaterally binding offer to buy all outstanding shares for $12.50 per share in cash. The company indicated that the all-cash transaction was valued ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/08/16 09:34 AMVertex One Asset Management INC Decreased Stake in Airgas INC (NYSE:ARG) by $7.19 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
07/07/16 09:26 AMTop Stock Weekly Review: TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC) - Telanagana Press
07/01/16 06:41 PMVertex One Asset Management INC Increased Transalta Corp (NYSE:TAC) by $14.39 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph
07/01/16 07:31 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TAC-US : July 1, 2016 -
06/20/16 07:34 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TAC-US : June 20, 2016 -
06/15/16 08:30 AMThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Capstead Mortgage, Fortuna Silver Mines, IAMGOLD, Pretium Resources and TransAlta -
06/10/16 09:45 AMEECA Chief Executive to retire - Voxy
06/07/16 12:24 PMTransAlta Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:TAC) : June 7, 2016 -
06/06/16 07:15 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TAC-US : June 6, 2016 -
06/05/16 06:44 PMTransAlta Co. (TAC) gets Underperform status at RBC Capital - Let Me Know About This
06/05/16 09:25 AMTransAlta Co. (TAC) Cut to “Hold” at TD Securities - Let Me Know About This
06/03/16 09:42 AMDividend 15 Split Corp. Announces Overnight Offering - EIN News (press release)
04/09/16 01:55 PMTri-Municipal Expo - Spruce Grove Examiner - Tri-Municipal ExpoSpruce Grove ExaminerWith more than 160 vendors spread out across two soccer fields at the TransAlta Tri-Leisure Centre (TLC) from April 8-10, the expo is an event for the whole family. “You name it, we have it,” said Denise Glubish, program co-ordinator. “If you're ...and more »
02/01/16 07:34 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 1, 2016 -
01/20/16 05:42 PMTop News: TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC), Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW), JinkoSolar Holding (NYSE:JKS), Jones ... - KC Register - Top News: TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC), Atwood Oceanics (NYSE:ATW), JinkoSolar Holding (NYSE:JKS), Jones ...KC RegisterTransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC) is -73.01% away from its 52 week high and its 52 week range is $2.58 – 10.38. Atwood Oceanics, Inc. (NYSE:ATW) provided earnings guidance its fiscal year 2016 first quarter ended December 31, 2015 due to unusual market ...and more »
01/15/16 11:51 AMTransalta downgraded by BMO Capital Markets -
01/15/16 09:02 AMTransAlta Shares Slump After Dividend Cut Amid Coal Phase-Out -
01/15/16 03:00 AM4:00 am Transalta announces actions to maximize its financial flexibility; on track to meet 2015 and 2016 guidance -
01/14/16 06:27 PMTransAlta Announces Key Actions to Support Transition to Clean Power - [Marketwired] - TransAlta Corporation today announced the key actions it is taking to support its transition from coal to gas-fired and renewable generation in the Province of Alberta and maximize its financial flexibility. ...
12/17/15 03:35 PMTransAlta Corporation -- Moody's Downgrades TransAlta to Ba1; Outlook Stable -
12/08/15 04:02 PMTuesday's After-Hours Movers Led By Kinder Morgan, Krispy Kreme And AeroVironment -
12/08/15 12:05 PMTRANSALTA CORP Financials -
11/24/15 12:34 PMTransAlta Corp.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? -
11/06/15 10:24 AMTransAlta only power generation company in Top 20 of Canada’s Climate Disclosure Leadership Index - [at noodls] - CALGARY, Alberta (November 6, 2015) - TransAlta Corporation ('TransAlta') (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) is pleased to be recognized by the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) as a leader in the ...

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About TransAlta Corp.

TransAlta Corp. logoTransAlta Corporation (TransAlta) is a non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company with an aggregate net ownership interest of approximately 8,730 megawatts of generating capacity. The Company is engaged in the production and sale of electric energy. TransAlta is organized into seven segments: Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, Energy Marketing and Corporate. The Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Gas, Wind and Solar, and Hydro segments are responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining its electrical generation. The Canadian Coal segment is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Company's related mining operations in Canada. The Energy Marketing segment is responsible for marketing its production through short-term and long-term contracts. The Company operates facilities having approximately 10,208 megawatts of aggregate generating capacity.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: TAC
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $4.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $4.59
  • P/E Ratio: 22.37
  • P/E Growth: -3.56
  • Market Cap: $1.36B
  • Beta: 0.45
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.09 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.14 EPS
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