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TransAlta Corp T.TA

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

TransAlta Corp is engaged in the production and sale of electric energy since 1909. The Company is a non-regulated electricity generation and energy marketing Company.
Price: $11.52 | Change: +$0.06 | %Change: +0.52%
Volume: 513,601 | Day High/Low: 11.61/11.41 | 52 Week High/Low: 13.57/9.63
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RE:RE:RE:red deer

OK__sounds like a good plan__I don't mind waiting for however long it takes__just as long as the dividends keep rolling in__all DRIP of course for now! stevanage wrote: still skeptical on this turkey...read more
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RE:TA.PR.D

For sure. Why not take out your 9% yielding debt?  rate and reply
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TA.PR.D

Shouldn't TA be buying back the preferreds (TA.PR.D) that are now trading at near a 50% discount? Couldn't they issue new preferreds that would cost them a lot less in dividend payments?  rate and reply
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RE:RE:red deer

still skeptical on this turkey....every other coal company is losing money yet Canadian coal is minting gold bars...just when Ferrel needs it most... on hedges...can't believe Transalta team can out...read more
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RE:RE:New Life In transalta

I think it owes me about 14 with out the divy over the 3 years I have owned it so if it slowly apprechiates and pays a divy there is diffinatly worse place to park some money  rate and reply
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RE:New Life In transalta

as long as they maintain the dividend and with planned growth in austrailia and then new contracs for PPA's in 2017 (I think??), our SP will go up slowly but surely. also I beleive they want to grow...read more
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New Life In transalta

It's Nice to see a bit of life in Transalta I hope this on wards and upwards trend continues  rate and reply
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RE:Over 6 million shares traded today..........................

Almost 4.5 million more traded today__and even more encouraging was the significant uptick on volume going into the close__we haven't seen these kind of share price levels since early last fall. Red...read more
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Over 6 million shares traded today..........................

Will be interesting to see how much, if any, of these trades were Short Covering?  rate and reply
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RE:RE:The devil in the details...........................

Did you take into account TA still has hedges on most of their production__and those hedges would be at much higher pricing than the current spot market pricing__especially in Alberta? stevanage...read more
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RE:The devil in the details...........................

not sure how but they did better than I had calculated by about $40M....my advice remains sell this sucker and move to a utility with growth and good management...if this stock price goes too much...read more
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The devil in the details...........................

how about all the Hedges cloaking what really is going on eh StevAnage? LOL!  rate and reply
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RE:red deer

OK StevAnage__I suspect that you will NOT be ready to significantly change your opinions about the outlook for TA?__likely a very close and skilled read by you of the actual quarterly report will...read more
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RE:Good Result

This certainly qualifies as a positive surprise and takes some of the pressure off the CEO and BOD for the moment as it suggests their strategy is working. Has anyone had a good look at the statements...read more
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Good Result

As Gomer would say on the the good ol' Andy Griffith show......."Sooprize, sooprize, sooprize"....... The question here....is it sustainable or a one off? None of the supposed analysts saw this...read more
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RE:RE:RE:RE:TA PRFs

Exactly. At 0.72%, you are paying GofC 1.5% to hold your money for 5 years (after inflation). How can there be such a discount on these preferreds when the is such a premium on Canada's 5y?  rate and reply
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RE:RE:RE:TA PRFs

TransAlta Series A trades as TA.PR.D. The preferred shares are subject to a rate reset on 31 March 2016. The new dividend rate will be the G of C 5-year rate (currently 0.72%) plus 2.03%. TA.PR.D...read more
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RE:RE:TA PRFs

Just noticed that no mention of the Pfd D dividend in this notice?__so you may be onto something__unless this was some weird typo/omission? Red_Deer wrote: What's with all this talk about dividends...read more
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RE:TA PRFs

What's with all this talk about dividends being cut?__ALL the dividends were confirmed 2 weeks ago__did you miss this notice? CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan. 23, 2015) - The Board of...read more
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TA.PR.D

Preferred   TA.PR.D  dropped today to  $12.25/s  yielding  close to 9%. Even after a reset next year , assuming that  5 year canda bond  is   1%, the yield will be close to 6%. Maybe there is an...read more