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TransAlta Corporation (TA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description A detailed description of the companys operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys 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.HighlightsTransAlta 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 DevelopmentsMay 15,2017: AUC to consider TransAlta's 2015-2016 transmission general tariff applicationMay 05,2017: TransAlta Reports First Quarter 2017 ResultsApr 19,2017: TransAlta Board Approves Plan for Accelerating Transition to Clean Power in AlbertaMar 03,2017: TransAlta Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 ResultsDec 22,2016: TransAlta Signs New Agreement for Mississauga Cogeneration FacilityKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the companys business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The companys core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 3List of Tables 5List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6TransAlta Corporation - Key Facts 6TransAlta Corporation - Key Employees 7TransAlta Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8TransAlta Corporation - Major Products and Services 9TransAlta Corporation - Key Operational Summary 10TransAlta Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10TransAlta Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 11TransAlta Corporation - History 12TransAlta Corporation - Company Statement 15TransAlta Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 18Head Office 18Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18Section 2 Company Analysis 20TransAlta Corporation - Business Description 20TransAlta Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21TransAlta Corporation - Strengths 21TransAlta Corporation - Weaknesses 22TransAlta Corporation - Opportunities 23TransAlta Corporation - Threats 24TransAlta Corporation - Key Competitors 25Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 30Financial Performance 30Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 31Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 32Section 4 Companys Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 33TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34TransAlta Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 35Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 36May 05, 2017: TransAlta Reports First Quarter 2017 Results 36Apr 19, 2017: TransAlta Board Approves Plan for Accelerating Transition to Clean Power in Alberta 38Mar 03, 2017: TransAlta Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results 40Dec 22, 2016: TransAlta Signs New Agreement for Mississauga Cogeneration Facility 43Dec 19, 2016: TransAlta Corporation Announces 2017 Outlook 44Dec 07, 2016: Alberta Utilities to consider TransAlta's application for 2017 interim tariff 45Nov 24, 2016: TransAlta Reaches Agreement with the Government of Alberta on Transition Payments and Executes Memorandum of Understanding 46Nov 24, 2016: Alberta announces coal transition action 47Nov 21, 2016: TransAlta Comments on Federal Plan for Coal Retirements and Coal-to-Gas Regulations 49Aug 09, 2016: TransAlta Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 50Section 6 Appendix 53Methodology 53Ratio Definitions 53About GlobalData 57Contact Us 57Disclaimer 57List of TablesTransAlta Corporation, Key Facts 6TransAlta Corporation, Key Employees 7TransAlta Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8TransAlta Corporation, Major Products and Services 9TransAlta Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10TransAlta Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11TransAlta Corporation, History 12TransAlta Corporation, Other Locations 18TransAlta Corporation, Subsidiaries 18TransAlta Corporation, Key Competitors 25TransAlta Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26TransAlta Corporation, Annual Ratios 27TransAlta Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 28TransAlta Corporation, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 29TransAlta Corporation, Interim Ratios 31TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34TransAlta Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 53Capital Market Ratios 53Equity Ratios 54Profitability Ratios 54Cost Ratios 55Liquidity Ratios 55Leverage Ratios 56Efficiency Ratios 56List of FiguresTransAlta Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10TransAlta Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 11TransAlta Corporation, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 30TransAlta Corporation, Ratio Charts 32TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 33TransAlta Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 34