TransAlta Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.03 (+0.25 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$12.23
50-Day Range
MA: C$11.57
52-Week Range
Now: C$12.23
Volume322,447 shs
Average Volume771,362 shs
Market CapitalizationC$3.30 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.48%
TransAlta Corporation owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical power generation assets in Canada, the United States, and Australia. It operates through six segments: Hydro, Wind and Solar, North American Gas, Australian Gas, Alberta Thermal, and Centralia. The company owns and operates hydro, wind and solar, natural gas-fired, and coal-fired facilities. It also engages in wholesale trading of electricity and other energy-related commodities and derivatives; and related mining operations and natural gas pipeline operations. The company serves municipalities, medium and large industries, businesses, and utility customers. 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$2.10 billion
Cash FlowC$2.58 per share
Book ValueC$5.23 per share



Market CapC$3.30 billion
Next Earnings Date5/11/2021 (Estimated)


TransAlta (TSE:TA) Price Target Raised to C$13.50
April 20, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
TransAlta (TSE:TA) Price Target Raised to C$14.50 at Scotiabank
April 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
TransAlta (TSE:TA) Reaches New 52-Week High at $12.50
April 14, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
TransAlta (TSE:TA) Sets New 52-Week High at $12.35
April 6, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
TransAlta Corp (TAC) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
March 3, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.35 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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TransAlta (TSE:TA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is TransAlta a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" TransAlta stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than TransAlta?

Wall Street analysts have given TransAlta a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but TransAlta wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is TransAlta's next earnings date?

TransAlta is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 11th 2021.
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How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 3rd. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $544 million for the quarter.
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How has TransAlta's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

TransAlta's stock was trading at C$7.65 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TA shares have increased by 59.9% and is now trading at C$12.23.
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How often does TransAlta pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TransAlta?

TransAlta declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.043 per share on Friday, January 1st. This represents a $0.17 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 30th.
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Is TransAlta a good dividend stock?

TransAlta pays an annual dividend of C$0.17 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.48%.
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What price target have analysts set for TA?

7 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for TransAlta's stock. Their forecasts range from C$10.00 to C$17.50. On average, they anticipate TransAlta's stock price to reach C$13.81 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are TransAlta's key executives?

TransAlta's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 61, Pay $2.58M)
  • Mr. Todd John Stack, Exec. VP of Fin. & CFO
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Operating Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.28M)
  • Ms. Dawn E. de Lima, Chief Shared Services Officer
  • Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Devel. Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.15M)
  • Chiara Valentini, Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kerry O'Reilly Wilks, Exec. VP of Legal, Commercial & External Affairs
  • Ms. Stacey Hatcher, Mang. of Communications
  • Ms. Jane Nyla Fedoretz, Exec. VP of People, Talent & Transformation
  • Mr. Aron John Willis, Exec. Vice-Pres of Growth (Age 46)

Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of TransAlta own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other TransAlta investors own include TransAlta (TAC), Enbridge (ENB), Manulife Financial (MFC), Bank of America (BAC), Sun Life Financial (SLF), The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), TC Energy (TRP), Costco Wholesale (COST), Cenovus Energy (CVE) and General Electric (GE).

What is TransAlta's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of TransAlta?

Shares of TA and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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What is TransAlta's stock price today?

One share of TA stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$12.23.

How much money does TransAlta make?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of C$3.30 billion and generates C$2.10 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does TransAlta have?

TransAlta employs 1,476 workers across the globe.

What is TransAlta's official website?

The official website for TransAlta is www.transalta.com.

Where are TransAlta's headquarters?

TransAlta is headquartered at Calgary Alberta T2p 2mi 110 12th Ave SW Station, Stn M PO Box 1900, CALGARY, AB T2P 2M1, Canada.

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.

This page was last updated on 4/21/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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