TransAlta Company Profile (TSE:TA)

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:
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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: TA
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $6.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $5.90
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $6.26
  • 52-Week Range: C$3.60 - C$7.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.96
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $1.73B
  • Outstanding Shares: 287,899,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TransAlta (TSE:TA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.71)
Consensus Price Target: C$6.92

Analysts' Ratings History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/25/2016CIBCLower Price TargetC$11.00 -> C$10.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetC$5.50 -> C$6.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldC$7.50 -> C$7.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingUnderperformC$6.50View Rating Details
8/10/2016RBC Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$5.50 -> C$6.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016FirstEnergy CapitalBoost Price TargetC$5.25 -> C$5.75View Rating Details
7/18/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$6.00 -> C$6.50View Rating Details
5/4/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$5.00 -> C$6.50View Rating Details
1/18/2016S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHoldC$8.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/27/2014 forward)


Earnings History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/31/2014($0.01)($0.04)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014$0.10$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.05 EPS
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)


Dividend History for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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


Latest Headlines for TransAlta (TSE:TA)
News IconAlberta announces almost $100M in Heritage Savings Fund investments (TSE:TA) - September 26 at 7:37 PM
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News IconTransAlta Co. (TAC) gets Underperform status at RBC Capital - DailyQuint (TSE:TA) - September 21 at 11:42 AM logoDividend Select 15 : Declares Monthly Dividend (TSE:TA) - September 20 at 9:50 AM logoDividend Select 15 Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend (TSE:TA) - September 20 at 9:50 AM
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News IconTransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages - DailyQuint (TSE:TA) - September 17 at 6:59 PM
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News IconAlberta Offers Lessons in Keeping Dams Safe From Fracking (TSE:TA) - August 17 at 10:40 AM
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News IconInvestigation after 200 fish die in zoo aquarium (TSE:TA) - July 15 at 12:57 PM logoNew Broker Ratings For TransAlta Corporation (NYSE:TAC) - FTSE News (TSE:TA) - July 14 at 11:20 AM
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TransAlta (TSE:TA) Chart for Tuesday, September, 27, 2016

Last Updated on 9/27/2016 by Staff