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A non-regulated electric generation and energy marketing company is engaged in the production and sale of electric energy.
This utility has gotten whacked in the past year with some negative earnings surprises and the strength of the US dollar. But USD/CAD headwinds should be over, their latest quarterly results were a surprise to the positive, and the yield is quite nice. I'm not sure this is the place to be in an environment of rising interest rates, which is the only reason I held to a short time frame, but this one is likely to make its way into my real life portfolio
Poor management. Legal problems.
positive growth and dividend for a fotign stock though its connection in the u.s. If you can stsnd a foreign tax and can't get in with ge, this is a good start in with.
You want relative safety? Utility, check.You want some diversity? Yes it has coal but it also has a great renewable energy program.You want stability and an economy that might hold up? It operates in Canada, the U.S. and Australia.This is "Canada's largest publicly traded power generator and marketer of electricity and renewable energy".Oh, and the now 7% or so yield doesn't hurt.It is trading at the low end of it's 52 week range. Upside looks uncertain, as who knows where the global economy will go from here. So you may not get a whole lot of appreciation while you sit there and pocket your 7% yield, but the downside risk seems minimal. At some point, the economy WILL improve, and so will TAC. In the meantime, 7% on a large, diverse and critical utility (everyone needs power) is not such a bad deal at all.Most of you have probably never heard of this hundred year old company. Their website is very informative. I suggest you take a look, if you're looking for safety and income.http://www.transalta.com/about-us
this stock is generating an attractive dividend,it also has taken over the assets of canadian hydro developers which is gonna boost the bottom line.large pension fund managers will be buying this stock for pension safety and attractive dividend.currently the on balance volume indicator is bullish and there is buying interest in the stock.transalta has one of the highest returns of equity in the utilities sector.this stock is managed well and there is little risk.
NEED SAFTY AND MONEY THIS LOOKS GOOD
I live in the high desert where temperatures will soon reach upwards of 118 degrees. I like the diversified locations of the company's plants to include: Yuma, AZ, Southern CA, Mexico and Canadia. The plants are also a combination of wind, solar, geothermal, and renewable resources. I often pick stocks based on managements style; I like their responsible approach which includes current plans to restructure debt and seek innovative new markets.
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