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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: $11.13 | Change: +$0.04 | %Change: +0.36%
Volume: 631,319 | Day High/Low: N/A/N/A | 52 Week High/Low: 14.97/9.63
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0 stars

About to hit an iceberg...

get off this thing while you can. incompetent disconnected Board. overpaid, underperforming management team.  rate and reply
5 stars

investing

I doubt the stock price reflects the upcoming bad quarter Story: ....This idiot financial advisor that was advising my mother had over 700 shares of this worthless junk in her portfolio...I asked him...read more
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RE:RE:fine print

Stevange__so do you have any comments regarding this possibility?__and I assume that your view would be that all 4 quarters past this next BAD one will also be even worse?__in order to get down to...read more
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RE:contrarian investing

Yeah you make valid points__being contrarian in itself does not guarantee any market success__that is why I have usually added more to the recipe__like bottom fishing_catching the falling knife_and...read more
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contrarian investing

check those posts two and three years ago...those were all contrarian investors in TA just like you also...I suggest you tweek your investing strategy to be contrarian but with good balance sheets...read more
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RE:fine print

Time will tell how this all plays out__but being a contrarian investor is not a foolish strategy IMHO  and  most certainly worked out VERY well for me with both TRP and Telus__and more recently WEF...read more
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fine print

point was ... this is a piss poor report for a Canadian large cap absolutely nothing to be proud of... Ferrel has had 3 years to clean up the balance sheet and it is in worse shape than when she...read more
5 stars

RE:fitch rating - read the fine print

Actually selected poor terminology__as there is NO Fine Print__however, there are BOTH Good and Bad points raised by Fitch. Market response seems OK with this.  rate and reply
2.5 stars

fitch rating - read the fine print

Fitch Rates TransAlta IDRs 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable January 08, 2015 12:27 PM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB-' Issuer Default...read more
0 stars

not correct

Ferrel is only implementing an ill-conceived strategy designed by the real incompetent, former CEO steve snyder ... he plus the board are the real culprits here. Ferrel is just not experienced or...read more
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RE:CEO

The answer is gender quota/pro rata. If a man want to reach the top of a mountain, let him work hard for it; If a woman want to reach the same summit, let's move the mountain closer to HER.  rate and reply
3 stars

CEO

The question is : How that broad got the job?   The incompetence of  CEO and BOD is amazing. We have several companies like Emera , Capital Power, Northland Power etc doing quite  well in the same...read more
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RE:RE:RE:Two

water under the bridge...don't live in the past...to get out of that situation TA management paid triple what they should have to acquire some renewable assets....now Ferrel talks about how much...read more
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RE:RE:Two

Remember when TA had two hedge funds trying to buy it for $39 in 2008? Good times! There has been some insider buying lately and hopefully its a good indicator.  rate and reply
5 stars

RE:Two

An incompetent CEO and management team.  Oh wait, here's a distraction, gender diversity!  Add another female to the team.  The Pink Brigade model is not working and the Board should finally figure it...read more
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RE:RE:red deer

think it is good for this Christmas rally ...but problems and management havent gone away...if it gets to $11 quoting Cramer:  "ring the register".....then take the profits and buy put options on TA ...read more
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RE:red deer

Hey StevAnage__whadda you think?__is this just a Dead Cat Bounce?__or will my dive into the pool @ 9.97 actually end up SORT of like TransCanada Pipe and Telus some decades ago? Maybe like you have...read more
5 stars

RE:RE:RE:maybe

Well looks like I called it spot on eh?__actually now well below 9.77. Sucker indeed! LOL! Red_Deer wrote: Opps!__see a typo__that should have been 9.97__NOT 9.77__but who knows TA could easily...read more
1 star

Two

2 cups of coffee from a international chain or 1 Transalta share Hummm... Easy choice I will take the coffee -gives me pleasure What a joke  rate and reply
3 stars

RE:Red Deer TransAlta is very over priced

So how does Jamie Carrasco of Macquarie continue to recommend this stock? Is there something there or is he holding this laggard.  rate and reply