TSE:TA - TransAlta Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$7.55 +0.03 (+0.40 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 08:02 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$7.52
Today's RangeC$7.48 - C$7.63
52-Week RangeC$5.44 - C$7.90
Volume658,400 shs
Average Volume577,046 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.16 billion
P/E Ratio-8.01
Dividend Yield2.17%
BetaN/A
TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. The company operates through eight segments: Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, Energy Marketing, and Corporate. It generates and markets electricity through various generation facilities. The company has an aggregate net ownership interest of approximately 8,546 megawatts of generating capacity. TransAlta Corporation was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-403-2674724

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$2.26 billion
Cash FlowC$0.33 per share
Book ValueC$7.77 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees2,228
Market CapC$2.16 billion
OptionableOptionable

TransAlta (TSE:TA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is TransAlta's stock symbol?

TransAlta trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "TA."

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

TransAlta announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.053 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is an increase from TransAlta's previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. View TransAlta's Dividend History.

How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.02. The firm earned $578 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $571.03 million. 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 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta.

What price target have analysts set for TA?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for TransAlta's shares. Their predictions range from C$7.00 to C$9.00. On average, they expect TransAlta's share price to reach C$8.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransAlta.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransAlta?

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

Has TransAlta been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about TA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. TransAlta earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors?

Who are TransAlta's key executives?

TransAlta's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Ms. Dawn E. de Lima, Chief Officer of Bus. & Operational Services
  • Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Strategy & Investment Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Growth Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Christophe Dehout, Chief Financial Officer

How do I buy shares of TransAlta?

Shares of TA and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is TransAlta's stock price today?

One share of TA stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$7.55.

How big of a company is TransAlta?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of C$2.16 billion and generates C$2.26 billion in revenue each year. TransAlta employs 2,228 workers across the globe.

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 Calgary Alberta T2p 2mi 110 12th Ave SW Station, Stn M PO Box 1900, CALGARY, AB T2P 2M1, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-403-2674724.


MarketBeat Community Rating for TransAlta (TSE TA)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  197 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  421 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  618
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about TransAlta and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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