TSE:TA - TransAlta Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started C$7.04 -0.01 (-0.14 %) (As of 11/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseC$7.04Today's RangeC$6.95 - C$7.1052-Week RangeC$6.31 - C$8.18Volume285,068 shsAverage Volume557,278 shsMarket CapitalizationN/AP/E Ratio-9.58Dividend Yield2.27%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+1-403-2674724 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio70.69 Current Ratio1.62 Quick Ratio0.93 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-9.58 Forward P/E Ratio88.06 P/E Growth-1.19 Sales & Book Value Annual SalesC$2.26 billion Price / Sales0.89 Cash FlowC$0.43 per share Price / Cash16.23 Book ValueC$8.19 per share Price / Book0.86 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees2,228 Outstanding Shares286,000,000Market CapC$0.00 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 Thursday, July 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be given a dividend of 0.04 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 31st. View TransAlta's Dividend History. How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter? TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates 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 Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta. What price target have analysts set for TA? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for TransAlta's shares. Their forecasts range from C$7.00 to C$9.00. On average, they anticipate TransAlta's share price to reach C$8.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransAlta. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransAlta? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 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? News articles about TA stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public 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 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories 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 near future. Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors? Some companies that are related to TransAlta include Aggregated Micro Power (AMPH), AGL Energy (AGL), AGL ENERGY Ltd/ADR (AGLNY), Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN), Boralex (BLX), 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), Far East Wind Power (FEWP), Green & Smart (GSH) 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. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Strategy & Investment Officer and Interim CFO (Age 54)Ms. Dawn E. de Lima, Chief Officer of Bus. & Operational ServicesMr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Growth Officer (Age 53)Ms. Sally Taylor, Mang., Investor Relations 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$7.04. 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: 187 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 413 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 600MarketBeat'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 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How accurate is the Rule of 72?