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TransAlta Corp T.TA

Sector: Utilities | Sub-Sector: Utilities - Independent Power Producers

TransAlta Corp is a power generator and electricity marketer. It owns and operates hydro, wind, geothermal, natural gas- and coal-fired facilities, and related mining operations in Canada, the United States, and Australia.
Price: $12.87 | Change: +$0.04 | %Change: +0.31%
Volume: 380,040 | Day High/Low: 12.92/12.79 | 52 Week High/Low: 14.97/12.24

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RE:RE:RE:preferred stock explains TA conference call

buyout? I think there is very little appetite for coal fired power generation.  CEO had the chance when she started to take the "lumps" and sell off assets -- many would have been at a loss ie...read more
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RE:RE:preferred stock explains TA conference call

oops, sorry, date was fine, my bad.  rate and reply
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RE:preferred stock explains TA conference call

The date on your post is for tomorrow so your computer's clock may be incorrect. Do you think there is any chance of a takeout or is their poison pill still in force? I'd be happy so see a hedge fund...read more
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preferred stock explains TA conference call

now we see why "so called" analysts lobbed softball questions in q&a after dismal 2nd quarter earnings ....the banks are all involved in flogging this worthless stock...which they know will open at...read more
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New Preferred Share Issue Announced

http://www.transalta.com/newsroom/news-releases/2014-08-06/transalta-issue-150-million-preferred-shares They keep adding equity as the value continue to erode.  rate and reply
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They have taken out huge pay and given the co nothing in return. What a rip off. We need new managment for sure  rate and reply
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RE:Equity Still Declining

This is incredible for utility to be losing money! How much is Farrell being paid....way too much!!  rate and reply
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Equity Still Declining

I continue to be amazed that this situation keeps going as it has. Dividend cut done but apparently not enough and TA still losing money quarter over quarter. The management is always seems to be...read more
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I have been a super critic of dah ferrel for three years...recommending selling all TA positions and buying stocks like  brookfield renewable or Boralex.......that actually GROW earnings but give her...read more
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I think a change in managment would not be bad for the co., this group have done nothing but destroy shareholder value. I don't understand how this has gone on so long  rate and reply
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RE:cheap volitility

Past volatility is exagerated by the dividend cut. Future volatility should be lower  rate and reply
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cheap volitility

not sure what options prices are this week but a few weeks ago 13 $ strike puts were going for 60 cents and calls at 30 cents I think. The expiries are in december and past volitility shows 1.50...read more
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Lateast News - MSA vs. Transalta

Transalta reported that it was acting under the guidance of the MSA when doing the discretionary shutdowns. However, Transalta doesn't seem to have any firm evidence to support this and is requesting...read more
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RE:Recent Article on the MSA vs Transalta

The listen-in link from the AUC website doesn't work for me...  rate and reply
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Recent Article on the MSA vs Transalta

http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2014/06/18/market-watchdog-vs-transalta-the-legal-wrangling-begins/ List-in on AUC site starts in 5 minutes http://www.meetview.com/AUCListeningIn/  rate and reply
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Buffett wants to buy renewables

Describing the company’s increasing investment in renewable energy at the Edison Electric Institute’s annual convention in Las Vegas yesterday, Buffett had to rely on a deputy, Greg Abel, to remind...read more
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positive article on wind and solar and Buffett buying these

http://www.firstenercastfinancial.com/news/story/58224-buffett-ready-double-15-billion-solar-wind-bet  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:Precedent Set? $149M

Yers that's about and I believe BC hydro was involved also .  Here is a link: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-hydro-transalta-owe-california-millions-us-judge-rules...read more
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RE:RE:Precedent Set? $149M

pai - thanks for the comment, this board seems to have lots of readers but few who make a comment. You comments only make me more perplexed at Transalta's actions. So, California needed power...read more
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RE:Precedent Set? $149M

No nothing is implied when they hand over 149m. It just means it's less expensive than going through the legal process. personally I think they should have left California in the dark. They asked for...read more