TSE:TA - TransAlta Stock Price, Price Target & More

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C$7.03 +0.02 (+0.29 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$7.03
Today's RangeC$6.96 - C$7.03
52-Week RangeC$6.31 - C$8.31
Volume991,200 shs
Average Volume519,552 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.14 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.28%
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$2,140.00

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, April 19th. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be given a dividend of 0.04 per share on Tuesday, July 3rd. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 31st. View TransAlta's Dividend History.

How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.14. The company earned $588 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $595.64 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 Friday, August, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta.

What price target have analysts set for TA?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for TransAlta's stock. Their forecasts range from C$7.00 to C$9.00. On average, they expect TransAlta's stock price to reach C$8.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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. Donald Tremblay, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Investment Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Wayne Alexander Collins BEng (Elect), BBus, CPEng, GAICD, Exec. Vice-Pres of Coal & Mining Operations

Has TransAlta been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about TA stock has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TransAlta earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 44.75 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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$7.03.

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:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  144 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  373 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
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 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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