TransAlta Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.2807 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 01,
2013. Shareholders who purchased TAC stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
-0.99% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $14.84, the dividend yield is 7.57%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TAC was $14.84,
representing a -15.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.50 and
a 13.14% increase over the 52 week low of $13.12.
TAC is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Southern Company (
) and Dominion Resources, Inc. (
). TAC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is -$3.15. Zacks Investment Research reports TAC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 48.3%, compared to an
industry average of 4.7%.
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