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NYSE:TAC

TransAlta Stock Forecast, Price & News

$7.24
+0.19 (+2.70 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 04:15 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.09
Now: $7.24
$7.29
50-Day Range
$5.93
MA: $6.50
$6.94
52-Week Range
$3.63
Now: $7.24
$8.50
Volume175,270 shs
Average Volume364,463 shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E Ratio24.97
Dividend Yield1.84%
Beta1.11
TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. It operates through Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, and Energy Marketing segments. The company generates and markets electricity through various generation fuels, such as coal, natural gas, water, solar, and wind. It also engages in wholesale trading of electricity and other energy-related commodities and derivatives. The company operates facilities with approximately 8,385 megawatts of aggregate generating capacity. TransAlta Corporation was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.16 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone403-267-7110
Employees1,543

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.77 billion
Cash Flow$2.13 per share
Book Value$8.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$61.79 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.99 billion
Next Earnings Date3/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
$7.24
+0.19 (+2.70 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 04:15 PM ET)
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TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has TransAlta's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

TransAlta's stock was trading at $5.55 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TAC shares have increased by 30.6% and is now trading at $7.25.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of TransAlta?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than TransAlta?

Wall Street analysts have given TransAlta a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but TransAlta wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is TransAlta's next earnings date?

TransAlta is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021.
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How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (NYSE:TAC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 4th. The utilities provider reported ($0.37) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.02) by $0.35. The utilities provider earned $385.78 million during the quarter. TransAlta had a net margin of 4.74% and a negative return on equity of 0.58%.
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How often does TransAlta pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TransAlta?

TransAlta announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 4th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be given a dividend of $0.0324 per share on Friday, January 1st. This represents a $0.13 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 30th. This is a boost from TransAlta's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03.
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What price target have analysts set for TAC?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for TransAlta's stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $11.00. On average, they anticipate TransAlta's share price to reach $10.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting TransAlta?

TransAlta saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 810,500 shares, a decline of 14.0% from the October 31st total of 942,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 125,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.4 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Co. (TA.TO) (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).

Who are TransAlta's key executives?

TransAlta's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Todd John Stack, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Dawn E. de Lima, Chief Shared Services Officer
  • Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 56)
  • Chiara Valentini, Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kerry O'Reilly Wilks, Chief Officer of Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs
  • Ms. Stacey Hatcher, Mang. of Communications
  • Mr. Aron John Willis, Sr. Vice-Pres of Growth (Age 45)
  • Ms. Jane Nyla Fedoretz, Chief Talent & Transformation Officer

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 investors include CIBC Asset Management Inc (4.26%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.53%), Toronto Dominion Bank (1.40%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.09%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.07%) and Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.58%).
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Which institutional investors are selling TransAlta stock?

TAC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., TD Asset Management Inc., Public Sector Pension Investment Board, CIBC Asset Management Inc, and BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp.
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Which institutional investors are buying TransAlta stock?

TAC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, Alberta Investment Management Corp, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Scotia Capital Inc., and Jupiter Asset Management 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 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 $7.25.

How big of a company is TransAlta?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion and generates $1.77 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $61.79 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.09) on an earnings per share basis. TransAlta employs 1,543 workers across the globe.

What is TransAlta's official website?

The official website for TransAlta is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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