TransAlta Co. (TSE:TA) (NYSE:TAC) Director Allen R. Hagerman sold 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$7.07, for a total value of C$141,400.00.
Shares of TSE:TA traded down C$0.06 during midday trading on Friday, reaching C$7.01. 287,400 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 560,046. The company has a quick ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 70.69. TransAlta Co. has a one year low of C$6.31 and a one year high of C$8.18.
Several research firms have commented on TA. CIBC boosted their target price on TransAlta from C$8.00 to C$8.50 in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. National Bank Financial boosted their target price on TransAlta from C$8.00 to C$9.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 7th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on TransAlta from C$7.50 to C$8.50 in a report on Tuesday, September 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$8.38.
TransAlta 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.
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