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TransAlta Corporation (TA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

TransAlta Corporation (TA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

TransAlta Corporation (TransAlta) is an electricity generation company. It generates electricity from a contracted portfolio of assets using diverse sources such as coal, natural gas, hydro, wind and geothermal. TransAlta's service portfolio comprises commercial and industrial energy services, wholesale energy solutions, green energy sustainable options and energy management services. It has one active surface coal mine, which supplies coal to three coal-fired plants in the west of Edmonton, Alberta. The company has operations and generation facilities in the US, Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

TransAlta Corporation Key Recent Developments

Mar 29,2018: Alberta Utilities Commission Power Plant Approval 23433-D02-2018
Mar 21,2018: EthosEnergy Awarded Multi-Million CAD Major Maintenance Contract by TransAlta Corporation
Mar 13,2018: TransAlta Unveils Plans for Largest Solar Project in State at Site of Former Coal Mine
Mar 01,2018: TransAlta Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
Dec 13,2017: Developer scraps Montana wind farm over power price

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Section 1 - About the Company
TransAlta Corporation - Key Facts
TransAlta Corporation - Key Employees
TransAlta Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
TransAlta Corporation - Major Products and Services
TransAlta Corporation - History
TransAlta Corporation - Company Statement
TransAlta Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
TransAlta Corporation - Business Description
Business Segment: Australian Gas
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Canadian Coal
Overview
Performance
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Canadian Gas
Overview
Key Stats
Business Segment: Corporate
Overview
Business Segment: Energy Marketing
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Hydro
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: US Coal
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Wind and Solar
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Geographical Segment: Australia
Performance
Geographical Segment: Canada
Performance
Geographical Segment: US
Performance
TransAlta Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
TransAlta Corporation - Strengths
TransAlta Corporation - Weaknesses
TransAlta Corporation - Opportunities
TransAlta Corporation - Threats
TransAlta Corporation - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances
TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018
TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2012 to YTD 2018
TransAlta Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments
Mar 29, 2018: Alberta Utilities Commission Power Plant Approval 23433-D02-2018
Mar 21, 2018: EthosEnergy Awarded Multi-Million CAD Major Maintenance Contract by TransAlta Corporation
Mar 01, 2018: TransAlta Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results
Dec 06, 2017: Alberta sets aside $1.4 billion to help industries reduce carbon emissions
Dec 06, 2017: TransAlta And Tidewater Midstream Announce Letter Of Intent To Construct Natural Gas Pipeline To TransAlta's Facilities
Nov 27, 2017: TransAlta Opens the Pilbara's Most Efficient Power Station
Nov 27, 2017: TransAlta Opens the Pilbara's Most Efficient Power Station
Nov 13, 2017: TransAlta and TransAlta Renewables Respond to Notice of Termination for the South Hedland Power Purchase Agreement Received from Fortescue Metals Group
Oct 31, 2017: TransAlta Reports In Line Third Quarter 2017 Results
Oct 12, 2017: Tenino School District Scores Energy Savings with MaxLite LED Flood Lights
Section 6 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
TransAlta Corporation, Key Facts
TransAlta Corporation, Key Employees
TransAlta Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
TransAlta Corporation, Major Products and Services
TransAlta Corporation, History
TransAlta Corporation, Other Locations
TransAlta Corporation, Subsidiaries
TransAlta Corporation, Key Competitors
TransAlta Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
TransAlta Corporation, Annual Ratios
TransAlta Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
TransAlta Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
TransAlta Corporation, Interim Ratios
TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018
TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2012 to YTD 2018
TransAlta Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
TransAlta Corporation, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017)
TransAlta Corporation, Ratio Charts
TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2012 to YTD 2018
TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2012 to YTD 2018

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