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NYSE:TAC - TransAlta Stock Price, Forecast & News

$7.31
+0.02 (+0.27 %)
(As of 01/23/2020 12:36 PM ET)
Today's Range
$7.22
Now: $7.31
$7.32
50-Day Range
$6.58
MA: $6.91
$7.29
52-Week Range
$5.10
Now: $7.31
$7.61
Volume107,237 shs
Average Volume156,717 shs
Market Capitalization$2.05 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.64%
Beta1.21
TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. It operates through eight segments: Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, Energy Marketing, and Corporate. The company generates and markets electricity through various generation fuels, such as coal, natural gas, water, solar, and wind. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone403-267-7110

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Cash Flow$1.52 per share
Book Value$8.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-152,760,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,883
Market Cap$2.05 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is TransAlta's stock symbol?

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

How often does TransAlta pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TransAlta?

TransAlta announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 16th. Investors of record on Monday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.033 per share on Wednesday, April 1st. This represents a $0.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 28th. This is a boost from TransAlta's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. View TransAlta's Dividend History.

How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (NYSE:TAC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.01). The utilities provider earned $449.19 million during the quarter. TransAlta had a negative return on equity of 4.91% and a negative net margin of 4.07%. View TransAlta's Earnings History.

When is TransAlta's next earnings date?

TransAlta is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta.

What price target have analysts set for TAC?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for TransAlta's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.50 to $11.00. On average, they expect TransAlta's stock price to reach $10.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransAlta.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransAlta?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for TransAlta.

Has TransAlta been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about TAC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. TransAlta earned a daily sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for TransAlta.

Are investors shorting TransAlta?

TransAlta saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,650,000 shares, an increase of 1,303.1% from the November 28th total of 117,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.9 days. Approximately 0.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View TransAlta's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors?

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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Suncor Energy (SU), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), General Electric (GE), AT&T (t), Ford Motor (F), Restaurant Brands International (QSR), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) and Tc Pipelines (TRP).

Who are TransAlta's key executives?

TransAlta's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Christophe Dehout, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Strategy & Investment Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Growth Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Wayne Alexander Collins BEng (Elect), BBus, CPEng, GAICD, Exec. Vice-Pres of Coal & Mining Operations

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is TransAlta's stock price today?

One share of TAC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.31.

How big of a company is TransAlta?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of $2.05 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-152,760,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.53) on an earnings per share basis. TransAlta employs 1,883 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About TransAlta.

What is TransAlta's official website?

The official website for TransAlta is http://www.transalta.com/.

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 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for TransAlta (NYSE TAC)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  582
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about TransAlta and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TAC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TAC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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