TSE:TA - TransAlta Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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C$7.57 +0.07 (+0.93 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 06:56 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$7.50
Today's RangeC$7.47 - C$7.60
52-Week RangeC$6.31 - C$8.18
Volume823,255 shs
Average Volume570,813 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.14 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.13%
Beta0.2
TransAlta logoTransAlta 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange TSE
Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
SymbolTSE:TA
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-403-2674724

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-6.46%
Return on Equity-4.34%
Return on Assets-1.47%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares287,500,000
Market CapC$2.14 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of 0.04 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.11%. 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 the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $578 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $571.03 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?

TransAlta is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta.

What price target have analysts set for TA?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for TransAlta's shares. Their predictions range from C$7.00 to C$9.00. On average, they anticipate TransAlta's stock price to reach C$8.31 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% 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.

Who are some of TransAlta's key competitors?

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 Investment Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Dawn E. de Lima, Chief Admin. Officer
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 53)
  • Mr. Todd John Stack, MD & Corp. Controller

Has TransAlta been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about TA stock have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. 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 coverage optimism score of 0.30 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.39 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for TransAlta.

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$7.57.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for TransAlta (TSE TA)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  161 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  387 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  548
MarketBeat'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 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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