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TransAlta Corporation (TAC)

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$10.33 USD


-0.48 (-4.44%)

Updated Aug 3, 2021 10:58 AM ET

Zacks Rank:

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1Strong Buy25.57%
5Strong Sell3.16%

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3-Hold of 5     3    

Style Scores:

The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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A Value B Growth C Momentum A VGM

Industry Rank:

The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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Bottom 15% (215 out of 253)

Industry: Utility - Electric Power

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TransAlta (TAC) is Overbought: Is A Drop Coming?

TransAlta Corporation (TAC) has moved higher as of late, but there could definitely be trouble on the horizon for this company.

TransAlta (TAC) Ups Dividend by 6%, Sells 303 MW of Clean Assets

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Should Value Investors Buy TransAlta (TAC) Stock?

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Company News for Mar 5, 2020

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Emerson to Support TransAlta in CTG Conversion Projects

Emerson (EMR) will assist TransAlta in implementing CTG conversion projects at its Keephills and Sundance power plants.

TransAlta Inks Deal to Develop 40MW Cogeneration Facility

TransAlta's (TAC) agreement with SemGroup ensures long-term EBITDA.

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TransAlta (TAC) Announces New Clean Energy Investment Plan

TransAlta (TAC) intends to invest $2 billion to support clean energy.

TransAlta (TAC) Is Up 8.52% in One Week: What You Should Know

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TransAlta (TAC) to Get $750M Aid to Meet Clean Energy Goal

TransAlta (TAC) is set to get $750-million financial assistance from Brookfield Renewable to pursue its 100% clean energy goal.

Will TransAlta Continue to Surge Higher?

As of late, it has definitely been a great time to be an investor in TransAlta.

Moving Average Crossover Alert: TransAlta

TransAlta Corporation (TAC) is looking like an interesting pick from a technical perspective, as the company is seeing favorable trends on the moving average crossover front.

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TransAlta (TAC) Takes a Step toward Clean Energy Transition

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