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DOW   34,364.50
QQQ   353.30
S&P 500   4,410.13
DOW   34,364.50
QQQ   353.30
S&P 500   4,410.13
DOW   34,364.50
QQQ   353.30

TransAlta Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.06 (-0.57%)
(As of 01/24/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
247,871 shs
Average Volume
278,138 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.86 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About TransAlta

TransAlta Corp. engages in the generation and distribution of electricity through wind, hydro, gas and coal power plants. It operates through the following business segments: Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind & Solar, Hydro, Energy Marketing and Corporate. The Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, and Hydro segments are responsible for constructing, operating and maintaining its electrical generation. The Energy Marketing segment engages in marketing its production through short-term and long-term contracts. The Corporate segment deals with its central financial, legal, administrative, and investing functions. The company was founded by William Maxwell Aitken in 1909 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.57 billion
Cash Flow
$2.01 per share
Book Value
$6.90 per share


Net Income
$-214.25 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.86 billion
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 1/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.39 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

47th out of 120 stocks

Electric Services Industry

18th out of 58 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 3.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is TransAlta a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" TransAlta stock.
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How has TransAlta's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

TransAlta's stock was trading at $5.55 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, TAC stock has increased by 90.1% and is now trading at $10.55.
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Are investors shorting TransAlta?

TransAlta saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 308,200 shares, a drop of 26.7% from the December 15th total of 420,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 171,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is TransAlta's next earnings date?

TransAlta is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 2nd 2022.
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How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (NYSE:TAC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 9th. The utilities provider reported ($1.35) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $1.51. The utilities provider earned $675.10 million during the quarter. TransAlta had a negative net margin of 23.44% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.17%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.37) EPS.
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How often does TransAlta pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TransAlta?

TransAlta declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 15th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.039 per share on Friday, April 1st. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 28th.
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Is TransAlta a good dividend stock?

TransAlta pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.51%.
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What price target have analysts set for TAC?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for TransAlta's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $17.50. On average, they expect TransAlta's share price to reach $16.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 54.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are TransAlta's key executives?

TransAlta's management team includes the following people:
  • John Harry Kousinioris, President, Chie Executive Officer & Director
  • Todd J. Stack, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Parviz Mohamed, Vice President-Information Technology
  • Brent Ward, Managing Director-Treasury
  • Wayne Collins, Executive Vice President-Generation

What is Dawn Farrell's approval rating as TransAlta's CEO?

78 employees have rated TransAlta CEO Dawn Farrell on Glassdoor.com. Dawn Farrell has an approval rating of 9% among TransAlta's employees. This puts Dawn Farrell in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of TransAlta own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other TransAlta investors own include TransAlta (TA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AT&T (T), Enbridge (ENB), General Motors (GM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE) and Pfizer (PFE).

What is TransAlta's stock symbol?

TransAlta trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TAC."

Who are TransAlta's major shareholders?

TransAlta's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include National Bank of Canada FI (0.80%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.11%).
View institutional ownership trends for TransAlta

Which major investors are buying TransAlta stock?

TAC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including National Bank of Canada FI, and Russell Investments Group Ltd..
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How do I buy shares of TransAlta?

Shares of TAC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is TransAlta's stock price today?

One share of TAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.55.

How much money does TransAlta make?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of $2.86 billion and generates $1.57 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-214.25 million in net income (profit) each year or ($1.93) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does TransAlta have?

TransAlta employs 1,476 workers across the globe.

What is TransAlta's official website?

The official website for TransAlta is www.transalta.com.

Where are TransAlta's headquarters?

How can I contact TransAlta?

TransAlta's mailing address is 110 12TH AVE SW BOX 1900 STATION M CALGARY ALBERTA, CALGARY A0, T2P2M1. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (403) 267-7110, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 1-403-267-7405.

This page was last updated on 1/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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