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TransAlta Stock Price, News & Analysis (TSE:TA)

C$7.91
-0.06 (-0.75 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 01:18 PM ET)
Today's Range
C$7.90
Now: C$7.91
C$7.99
50-Day Range
C$7.94
MA: C$8.54
C$8.91
52-Week Range
C$5.44
Now: C$7.91
C$10.14
Volume285,500 shs
Average Volume625,315 shs
Market CapitalizationC$2.23 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.01%
BetaN/A
TransAlta Corporation operates as non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. It operates through eight segments: Canadian Coal, U.S. Coal, Canadian Gas, Australian Gas, Wind and Solar, Hydro, Energy Marketing, and Corporate. The company generates and markets electricity through various generation fuels, such as coal, natural gas, water, solar, and wind. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-403-2674724

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$2.36 billion
Cash FlowC$0.73 per share
Book ValueC$6.79 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees1,883
Market CapC$2.23 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Wednesday, October 9th. Investors of record on Monday, December 2nd will be paid a dividend of 0.04 per share on Wednesday, January 1st. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 29th. View TransAlta's Dividend History.

How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) issued 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 business earned $578 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for TransAlta.

What price target have analysts set for TA?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for TransAlta's shares. Their forecasts range from C$10.00 to C$12.00. On average, they anticipate TransAlta's stock price to reach C$10.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for TransAlta.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for TransAlta?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last year. There are currently 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?

Media headlines about TA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. TransAlta earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for TransAlta.

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), Altagas (ALA), CanWel Building Materials Group (CWX), TransAlta Renewables (RNW), Sherritt International (S), TIO Networks (TNC), Red Violet (RDVT), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Enbridge (ENB) and Husky Energy (HSE).

Who are TransAlta's key executives?

TransAlta's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Dawn Lorraine Farrell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Christophe Dehout, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Brett M. Gellner, Chief Strategy & Investment Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris, Chief Growth Officer (Age 54)
  • Mr. Wayne Alexander Collins BEng (Elect), BBus, CPEng, GAICD, Exec. Vice-Pres of Coal & Mining Operations

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$7.91.

How big of a company is TransAlta?

TransAlta has a market capitalization of C$2.23 billion and generates C$2.36 billion in revenue each year. TransAlta employs 1,883 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About TransAlta.

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:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  463 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  697
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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