TSE:TA - TransAlta Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started C$7.06 +0.34 (+5.06 %) (As of 01/23/2019 03:02 PM ET)Previous CloseC$6.72Today's RangeC$6.80 - C$7.1752-Week RangeC$5.44 - C$7.90Volume693,458 shsAverage Volume688,254 shsMarket CapitalizationC$2.02 billionP/E Ratio-7.49Dividend Yield2.38%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive TA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for TA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange TSE Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolTSE:TA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.transalta.com Phone+1-403-2674724Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio74.30 Current Ratio1.62 Quick Ratio0.94Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-7.49 Forward P/E Ratio176.50 P/E Growth-0.48 Sales & Book Value Annual SalesC$2.26 billion Price / Sales0.89 Cash FlowC$0.36 per share Price / Cash Flow19.43 Book ValueC$7.77 per share Price / Book0.91Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees2,228 Outstanding Shares286,000,000Market CapC$2.02 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of 0.053 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.21 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is a positive change 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $593 million for the quarter. View TransAlta's Earnings History. When is TransAlta's next earnings date? TransAlta is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta. What price target have analysts set for TA? 4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for TransAlta's shares. Their forecasts 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 16.1% 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 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for TransAlta. Has TransAlta been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about TA stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. TransAlta earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors? Some companies that are related to TransAlta include Aggregated Micro Power (AMPH), AGL Energy (AGLNF), AGL Energy (AGL), AGL ENERGY Ltd/ADR (AGLNY), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Boralex (BLX), Brookfield Renewable Partners (BEP.UN), CGE ENERGY INC/SH SH (CGEI), Clean Energy Technologies (CETY), Contourglobal (GLO), Drax Group (DRX), DRAX Grp PLC/ADR (DRXGY), Encavis (CAP), Energy World (EWC) and Far East Wind Power (FEWP). Who are TransAlta's key executives? TransAlta's management team includes the folowing people: Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Ms. Dawn E. de Lima, Chief Officer of Bus. & Operational ServicesMr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Strategy & Investment Officer (Age 54)Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Growth Officer (Age 53)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$6.96. How big of a company is TransAlta? TransAlta has a market capitalization of C$1.99 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 ()Outperform Votes: 193 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 418 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 611MarketBeat'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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?