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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity-4.34%
Return on Assets-1.47%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a dividend of 0.04 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. View TransAlta's Dividend History.
How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?
TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.14. The company earned $588 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $595.64 million. TransAlta had a negative net margin of 6.46% and a negative return on equity of 4.34%. View TransAlta's Earnings History.
When is TransAlta's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for TA?
6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for TransAlta's stock. Their predictions range from C$7.00 to C$9.00. On average, they expect TransAlta's stock price to reach C$8.13 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for TransAlta.
Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to TransAlta include RUSHYDRO PJSC/S (RSHYY), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Northland Power (NPI), TransAlta Renewables (RNW), Innergex Renewable Energy (INE), Contourglobal (GLO), Boralex (BLX), Drax Group (DRX), Encavis (CAP), Energy World (EWC), Polaris Infrastructure (PIF), Aggregated Micro Power (AMPH), Integrated Green Energy Solutions (IGE), Ocean Thermal Energy (CPWR) and H CELL ENERGY C/SH SH (HCCC).
Who are TransAlta's key executives?
TransAlta's management team includes the folowing people:
- Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)
- Mr. Donald Tremblay, Chief Financial Officer
- Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Investment Officer (Age 54)
- Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
- Mr. Wayne Alexander Collins BEng (Elect), BBus, CPEng, GAICD, Exec. Vice-Pres of Coal & Mining Operations
Has TransAlta been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about TA stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TransAlta earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.85 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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$6.58.
How big of a company is TransAlta?
TransAlta has a market capitalization of C$2.14 billion.
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.
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