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TransAlta Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.13 (-1.25 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$10.31
50-Day Range
MA: C$11.41
52-Week Range
Now: C$10.31
Volume1.35 million shs
Average Volume893,736 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.79 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.72%
TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. It operates through Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, and Energy Marketing segments. The company generates and markets electricity through various generation fuels, such as coal, natural gas, water, solar, and wind. It also engages in wholesale trading of electricity and other energy-related commodities and derivatives. The company operates facilities with approximately 8,385 megawatts of aggregate 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$2.17 billion
Cash FlowC$0.91 per share
Book ValueC$6.28 per share



Market CapC$2.79 billion
Next Earnings Date5/11/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.38 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.13 (-1.25 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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TransAlta (TSE:TA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is TransAlta a buy right now?

7 Wall Street 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 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $578 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $571.03 million.
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How has TransAlta's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

TransAlta's stock was trading at C$7.65 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TA stock has increased by 34.8% and is now trading at C$10.31.
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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 yield of 1.67%. 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 1.72%.
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What price target have analysts set for TA?

7 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for TransAlta's stock. Their forecasts range from C$10.00 to C$17.50. On average, they anticipate TransAlta's share price to reach C$13.63 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.2% 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, Chief Financial Officer
  • 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, Chief Officer of Legal, Regulatory & External Affairs
  • Ms. Stacey Hatcher, Mang. of Communications
  • Mr. Aron John Willis, Sr. Vice-Pres of Growth (Age 46)
  • Ms. Jane Nyla Fedoretz, Chief Talent & Transformation Officer

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What other stocks do shareholders of TransAlta own?

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$10.31.

How much money does TransAlta make?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of C$2.79 billion and generates C$2.17 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does TransAlta have?

TransAlta employs 1,543 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 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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