TransAlta Corporation (TAC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 28, 2013


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TransAlta Corporation ( TAC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 28, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2753 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TAC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -1.92% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $13.21, the dividend yield is 8.34%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TAC was $13.21, representing a -22.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.01 and a 8.72% increase over the 52 week low of $12.15.

TAC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). TAC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.41. Zacks Investment Research reports TAC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.33%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TAC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: NEE , SO , TAC

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