Transalta Corp. (TAC): Price and Financial Metrics

Transalta Corp. (TAC): $9.09

-0.12 (-1.30%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where TAC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.07% of US stocks.
  • TAC's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • TAC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 45.81% of US stocks).

TAC Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for TRANSALTA CORP is higher than merely 11.27% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of TRANSALTA CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.45% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, TAC is more volatile than just 11.59% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to TRANSALTA CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be CEA, CNA, OGE, GL, and FRFHF.
  • Visit TAC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

TAC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of TAC, see our TAC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $11.72 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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TAC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.09 52-week high $12.13
Prev. close $9.21 52-week low $8.91
Day low $9.03 Volume 586,323
Day high $9.34 Avg. volume 315,261
50-day MA $10.09 Dividend yield 1.63%
200-day MA $10.58 Market Cap 2.46B

Transalta Corp. (TAC) Company Bio

Transalta Corporation operates as a non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing company in Canada, the United States, and Western Australia. The company was founded in 1909 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

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TransAlta Corporation Announces Conversion Results for Series E and F Preferred Shares

Further to TransAlta Corporation's ("TransAlta" or the "Company") (TSX: TA)(NYSE: TAC) press release dated August 31, 2022, the Company announced today that after taking into account all election notices received for the conversion of the Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series E (the "Series E Shares") into Cumulative Redeemable Floating Rate Preferred Shares, Series F (the "Series F Shares"), there were only 89,945 Series E Shares tendered for conversion, which is less than t

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Calpine Construction Finance Company, L.P. -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuers

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review for a group of North American Utilities issuersGlobal Credit Research - 01 Sep 2022New York, September 01, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings -and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical units for the rated entity (entities) listed below.The review was conducted through a portfolio review discussion held on 25 August 2022 in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. A possible outcome from periodic reviews is a referral of a rating to a rating committe...

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

TransAlta Corporation Provides Notice of Series E Preferred Shares Conversion Right and Announces Reset Dividend Rates

TransAlta Corporation ("TransAlta" or the "Company") (TSX: TA); (NYSE: TAC) announced today that it does not intend to exercise its right to redeem all or any part of the currently outstanding cumulative redeemable rate reset first preferred shares Series E ("Series E Shares") (TSX: TA.PR.H) on September 30, 2022 (the "Conversion Date").

Yahoo | August 31, 2022

Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in TransAlta (TAC) Stock?

Investors need to pay close attention to TransAlta (TAC) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | August 17, 2022

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trans Mountain Corp names former TransAlta boss as CEO

Canadian government-owned pipeline operator Trans Mountain Corp named Dawn Farrell, former top boss of electricity firm TransAlta Corp, as its chief executive officer and president on Wednesday. Farrell will take over from interim president Rob Van Walleghem on Aug. 15, and inherits a company struggling with ballooning costs and lengthy delays as it builds the Trans Mountain expansion (TMX) project. TMX will nearly triple the capacity of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline that carries 300,000 barrels per day of crude from Alberta's oil sands to Canada's Pacific Coast, but has faced opposition from environmental groups and some First Nations.

Yahoo | August 10, 2022

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TAC Price Returns

1-mo -7.80%
3-mo -20.24%
6-mo -11.23%
1-year -10.72%
3-year 44.02%
5-year 70.52%
YTD -16.97%
2021 48.18%
2020 8.07%
2019 77.05%
2018 -29.15%
2017 10.51%

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