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S&P 500   5,123.41
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QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Divisive? Not for moviegoers. ‘Civil War’ declares victory at box office.
Stock market today: Global markets are mixed as Middle East tensions escalate
Native American-led nonprofit says it bought 40 acres in the Black Hills of South Dakota
Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern
Biden administration agrees to provide $6.4 billion to Samsung for making computer chips in Texas
The IRS is quicker to answer the phone on this Tax Day
NYSE:TAC

TransAlta (TAC) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$6.06
-0.11 (-1.78%)
(As of 04/12/2024 08:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
$6.01
$6.23
50-Day Range
$6.07
$7.33
52-Week Range
$6.00
$10.40
Volume
740,900 shs
Average Volume
675,500 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.86 billion
P/E Ratio
3.31
Dividend Yield
2.64%
Price Target
N/A

TransAlta MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
1.08% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.21mentions of TransAlta in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.00%
From $0.50 to $0.53 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.06 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

57th out of 88 stocks

Electric Services Industry

24th out of 40 stocks

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About TransAlta Stock (NYSE:TAC)

TransAlta Corporation engages in the development, production, and sale of electric energy. It operates through Hydro, Wind and Solar, Gas, Energy Transition, and Energy Marketing segments. The Hydro segment holds interest of approximately 922 megawatts (MW) of owned hydroelectric generating capacity located in Alberta, British Columbia, and Ontario. The Wind and Solar segment has a net ownership interest of approximately 2,057 MW of owned wind and solar electrical-generating capacity, as well as battery storage facilities located in Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, and Québec in Canada; the states of Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Wyoming in the United States; and the state of Western Australia. The Gas segment has a net ownership interest of approximately 2,775 MW of owned gas electrical-generating capacity, and facilities located in Alberta, Ontario, Michigan, and the state of Western Australia. The Energy Transition segment has a net ownership interest of approximately 671 MW of owned coal electrical-generating capacity, as well as operates the Skookumchuck hydro facility in Centralia; and engages in the highvale mine and the mine reclamation activities. The Energy Marketing segment is involved in the trading of power, natural gas, and environmental products. It serves customers in various industry segments, including commercial real estate, municipal, manufacturing, industrial, hospitality, finance, and oil and gas. TransAlta Corporation was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

TAC Stock Price History

TAC Stock News Headlines

TransAlta Corp is Now Oversold (TAC)
The market feels bullish again
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TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) Hits New 1-Year Low at $6.10
TransAlta Appoints Joel Hunter As CFO
The market feels bullish again
Before you dump another dollar into another stock… I’d love to show you what’s happening with the Master Indicator. Within the last week, it’s been blowing up with buy signals… It hasn’t been limited to any particular sector either… We’ve seen it in energy…. We’ve seen it in Tech… And we’ve seen it in Consumer Discretionary… And right now I’m expecting to see a lot more of these buy signals in the weeks ahead.
TransAlta initiates automatic share buyback plan
TransAlta: The Transition Must Accelerate
HTOO and TAC are among utility movers
TransAlta: Q4 Earnings Snapshot
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/23/2024
Ex-Dividend for 4/1 Dividend
2/29/2024
Dividend Payable
4/01/2024
Today
4/14/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/03/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Electric services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
1,257
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$514.86 million
Pretax Margin
26.23%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.36 billion
Cash Flow
$2.90 per share
Book Value
$1.73 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
266,639,000
Market Cap
$1.86 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.83
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Key Executives

  • Mr. John Harry Kousinioris (Age 58)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.7M
  • Mr. Todd John Stack (Age 56)
    Executive VP of Finance & CFO
    Comp: $762.83k
  • Ms. Jane Nyla Fedoretz
    Executive VP of People & Culture and Chief Administrative Officer
  • Ms. Kerry O'Reilly Wilks (Age 45)
    Executive Vice President of Growth & Energy Marketing
    Comp: $828.69k
  • Mr. Chris Fralick
    Executive Vice President of Generation
  • Chiara Valentini
    Manager of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Stacey Hatcher
    Manager of Communications
  • Ms. Maria Perry
    MD of People & Talent
  • Mr. Aron John Willis (Age 49)
    Executive Vice President of Project Delivery & Construction
    Comp: $624.25k
  • Mr. Gary Woods
    Managing Director of Gas & Renewables

TAC Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell TransAlta stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for TransAlta in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" TAC shares.
View TAC analyst ratings
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How have TAC shares performed in 2024?

TransAlta's stock was trading at $8.31 at the start of the year. Since then, TAC stock has decreased by 27.1% and is now trading at $6.06.
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When is TransAlta's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 3rd 2024.
View our TAC earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to TransAlta's earnings call?

TransAlta will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, May 3rd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were TransAlta's earnings last quarter?

TransAlta Co. (NYSE:TAC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 23rd. The utilities provider reported ($0.20) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.10 by $0.30. The utilities provider had revenue of $624 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $305.79 million. TransAlta had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 48.42% and a net margin of 20.05%. The business's revenue was down 26.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.45) EPS.

How often does TransAlta pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TransAlta?

TransAlta declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.0437 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.17 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.04.
Read our dividend analysis for TAC
.

Is TransAlta a good dividend stock?

TransAlta (NYSE:TAC) pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.62%. The dividend payout ratio is 8.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, TAC will have a dividend payout ratio of 30.19% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for TAC.

What ETF holds TransAlta's stock?

SPDR S&P Kensho Clean Power ETF holds 225,168 shares of TAC stock, representing 0.69% of its portfolio.

What is Dawn Farrell's approval rating as TransAlta's CEO?

78 employees have rated TransAlta Chief Executive Officer Dawn Farrell on Glassdoor.com. Dawn Farrell has an approval rating of 9% among the company's employees. This puts Dawn Farrell in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 (TA), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AT&T (T), Enbridge (ENB), General Motors (GM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE) and Pfizer (PFE).

Who are TransAlta's major shareholders?

TransAlta's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include NBC Securities Inc. (0.00%).
View institutional ownership trends
.

How do I buy shares of TransAlta?

Shares of TAC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:TAC) was last updated on 4/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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