TransAlta Company Profile (TSE:TA)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TransAlta (TSE:TA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 4 Hold Rating(s), 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: C$7.86

Analysts' Ratings History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/20/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$7.75 -> C$8.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/18/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$6.00 -> C$6.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$5.00 -> C$6.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformC$5.00 -> C$5.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/3/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$7.00 -> C$7.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/18/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldC$8.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/1/2015ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector OutperformC$13.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/9/2016        
7/31/2014($0.01)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2014$0.10$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q2 20161$0.02$0.02$0.02
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/28/2015QuarterlyC$0.186.58%5/28/20157/1/20157/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2015QuarterlyC$0.186.46%2/26/20154/1/20154/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/26/2014QuarterlyC$0.186.29%11/26/20141/1/20151/1/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/22/2014quarterlyC$0.185.67%8/27/20148/29/201410/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2014quarterlyC$0.185/30/20147/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/28/2014QuarterlyC$0.185.59%2/28/20144/1/20144/1/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/23/2013quarterlyC$0.298/30/201310/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/22/2013quarterlyC$0.295/31/20137/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2013quarterlyC$0.293/1/20134/1/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/29/2016P. Thomas JenkinsDirectorBuy237,000C$5.83C$1,381,615.20Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2016Donald TremblayInsiderBuy16,000C$6.02C$96,312.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/22/2016John Harry KousiniorisInsiderBuy12,500C$5.98C$74,782.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/9/2015Nipa ChakravartiInsiderBuy1,100C$4.32C$4,752.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/21/2015P. Thomas JenkinsDirectorSell23,400C$11.02C$257,968.62Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
DateHeadline
07/20/16 07:42 PMDividend Select 15 Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend - SYS-CON Media (press release)
07/20/16 07:42 PMMT Newswires Stocks To Watch: Valeant Up Near 5% in US Pre-Mkt. Also: TransAlta and Lundin Mining (TSE:VRX) - Consumer Eagle
07/19/16 06:52 PMTransAlta Corp’s path forward ‘is uncertain at best’
07/15/16 11:57 AMInvestigation after 200 fish die in zoo aquarium
07/14/16 10:20 AMNew Broker Ratings For TransAlta Corporation (NYSE:TAC) - FTSE News
07/13/16 07:04 PMFish found dead in Calgary Zoo pools
07/12/16 06:57 PMAlberta Securities Commission Announces Appointments Of New Commission Member, Lead Independent Member
07/12/16 11:01 AMContrarian Investors: Are 2 Former Dividend Champs Now Value Plays?
07/12/16 11:01 AMFormer Director General of TransAlta Mexico Joins IFR Board
07/11/16 06:36 PMASC announces appointments of new commission member, lead independent member
07/11/16 09:14 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TA-CA : July 11, 2016 -
07/10/16 05:51 PMCalgary Stampede: This year's Grandstand Show lives up to Grand Spectacular title - Calgary Herald
07/10/16 09:49 AMCalgary Stampede: This year's Grandstand Show lives up to Grand Spectacular title
07/08/16 09:34 AMTransAlta Corporation: 3 Reasons This Turnaround Could Be Massive
07/05/16 09:34 AMFord Motor (NYSE:F) Shows Upward June Sales Data- Winnebago Industries (NYSE:WGO), TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) - Seneca Globe
07/05/16 09:34 AMYear-long fun - Castanet.net
07/05/16 09:34 AMCalgary Stampede eyes expansion to become year-round draw - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
07/01/16 07:41 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TA-CA : July 1, 2016 -
06/30/16 06:53 PMTransAlta Corporation: Media Advisory: TransAlta Second Quarter 2016 Results and Conference Call
06/28/16 09:38 AMVarcoe: Alberta should explore importing hydro from other provinces - Calgary Herald
06/21/16 10:39 AMTransAlta Corp. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:TA) : June 21, 2016 -
06/20/16 07:45 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TA-CA : June 20, 2016 -
06/17/16 06:24 PMDividend 15 Split Corp. Completes Overnight Offering of $47724000 - EIN News (press release)
06/17/16 06:24 PMBack in Time - Clearwater Times
06/17/16 06:24 PMKeep Ghost Public Lands clean - Cochrane Eagle
06/15/16 06:37 PMBMO Capital Believes BEP Still Has Room to Grow - Markets.co
06/15/16 09:06 AMBurns & McDonnell's 10 Top-Valued Projects Show Strong Partnerships with Phillips 66, Others
06/10/16 09:45 AMTom Jenkins Receives Honorary Doctorate from Carleton University - Exchange Morning Post (press release)
06/10/16 09:45 AMEECA Chief Executive to retire - Scoop.co.nz (press release)
06/07/16 09:33 AMAre Investors Mispricing TransAlta Corporation?
06/04/16 09:44 AMDividend 15 Split Corp. Announces Successful Overnight Offering - EIN News (press release)
06/02/16 09:54 AMDividend 15 Split Corp. Announces Successful Overnight Offering - SYS-CON Media (press release) - Dividend 15 Split Corp. Announces Successful Overnight OfferingSYS-CON Media (press release)Thomson-Reuters Scotia Corporation BCE Inc. National Bank of Canada The Toronto-Dominion Bank Canadian Imperial Bank Royal Bank of Canada TransAlta Corporation of Commerce CI Financial Corp. Sun Life Financial Inc. TransCanada Corporation.and more »
06/02/16 09:54 AMMLA wants to clarify the facts - Cochrane Eagle - MLA wants to clarify the factsCochrane Eagle... agreement with TransAlta includes a provision to repair damage to roads in Ghost Lake Village, again contrary to Mr. Vryheid's assertion. The Village Council is asking residents to report difficulties with water wells directly to them to co ...
06/01/16 07:23 PMDividend 15 Split Corp. Announces Overnight Offering - SYS-CON Media (press release) - Dividend 15 Split Corp. Announces Overnight OfferingSYS-CON Media (press release)Thomson-Reuters Corporation BCE Inc. National Bank of Canada The Toronto-Dominion Bank Canadian Imperial Bank of Royal Bank of Canada TransAlta Corporation Commerce CI Financial Corp. Sun Life Financial Inc. TransCanada Corporation.and more »
06/01/16 07:23 PMTransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages - Let Me Know About This - TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by BrokeragesLet Me Know About ThisTransAlta logo Shares of TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating ...
06/01/16 07:42 AMTransAlta Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TA-CA : June 1, 2016 -
05/17/16 01:08 PMAlberta Wildfire Shifts North, Forces Oil Sands Producers to Re-evacuate - Within this article: Details how the fire and the mandatory evacuation has affected companies such as Suncor Energy (NYSE:SU) and TransAlta Corporation (NYSE:TAC).
05/07/16 06:16 AMIs TransAlta Corporation Too Cheap to Ignore? - It hasn’t been a good year for TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA)(NYSE:TAC). Power prices in Alberta, its biggest market, have been weak. Approximately 80% of its production is locked into power price agreements, but 20% is subject to the whims of the market.
05/04/16 05:33 AMTransAlta Corporation: TransAlta Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - CALGARY, Alberta (May 3, 2016) - TransAlta Corporation ('TransAlta' or the 'Company') (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today reported first quarter 2016 comparable EBITDA of $279 million and comparable FFO of $196 million, in line with expectations and tracking to the ...
05/03/16 04:00 PMEdited Transcript of TA.TO earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-16 3:00pm GMT -
05/03/16 07:50 AMTransAlta Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - [at noodls] - CALGARY, Alberta (May 3, 2016) - TransAlta Corporation ('TransAlta' or the 'Company') (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) today reported first quarter 2016 comparable EBITDA of $279 million and comparable FFO of $196 ...
05/03/16 07:38 AMTransAlta posts 1Q profit -
05/03/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 TransAlta Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
04/29/16 06:55 AMTransAlta Renewables Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - Comparable EBITDA and Comparable CAFD increased $59 million and $50 million, respectively in the quarter compared to the same period last year, primarily due to the acquisition of the economic interests in TransAlta Corporation's Australian portfolio and ...
04/28/16 06:33 AMTransAlta : to Lower Ghost Reservoir - TransAlta Corporation 04/26 TRANSALTA: shareholders approve all resolutions at the Annual and Special Meeti.. 04/22 TRANSALTA: shareholders approve all resolutions at the Annual and Special Meeti.. 04/22 TRANSALTA: shareholders approve all resolutions at ...
04/27/16 03:40 PMTransAlta to Lower Ghost Reservoir: TransAlta and Alberta Government Sign 5-year Agreement To Manage Water through Ghost Reservoir and the Kananaskis Lakes System - [at noodls] - CALGARY, Alberta (April 27, 2016) - TransAlta is pleased to advise that it has signed a five-year agreement with the Government of Alberta to manage water on the Bow River at its Ghost reservoir facility ...
04/27/16 07:26 AMTransAlta : shareholders approve all resolutions at the Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders - Release date- 25042016 - CALGARY, Alberta - TransAlta Corporation (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) held its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on April 22, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. A total of 125,730,698 common shares, representing 43.67% of the shares ...
04/24/16 06:31 AMMedia Advisory: TransAlta Corporation Announces Revised Dial-In Number for 2016 Annual and Special Meeting of ... - SYS-CON Media (press release) - Media Advisory: TransAlta Corporation Announces Revised Dial-In Number for 2016 Annual and Special Meeting of ...SYS-CON Media (press release)CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/16 -- TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta") (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) will hold its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Friday April 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. MT (12:00 p.m. ET) in the Spectrum Ballroom at ...and more »
04/23/16 06:42 AMTransAlta looks at more hydro, not worried about Alberta buying B.C. power - Calgary Herald - Calgary HeraldTransAlta looks at more hydro, not worried about Alberta buying B.C. powerCalgary HeraldTransAlta Corp. CEO Dawn Farrell says her company is examining its hydroelectric options as Alberta moves to shift away from coal-fired power toward more renewable energy sources. The head of the Calgary-based power company also said she isn't ...
04/22/16 10:30 AMMedia Advisory: TransAlta Corporation Announces Revised Dial-In Number for 2016 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders - [at noodls] - CALGARY, Alberta (April 22, 2016) - TransAlta Corporation ('TransAlta') (TSX: TA; NYSE: TAC) will hold its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Friday April 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. MT (12:00 p.m. ...

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About TransAlta

TransAlta 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: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: TA
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $6.21
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $6.56
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.02
  • P/E Ratio: 22.46
  • P/E Growth: -3.24
  • Market Cap: $1.78B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.13 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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