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A Competitive Capital Structure And Growth Plan

Shareholder Information

Ticker Exchange Security Type
TA TSX TransAlta Corporation Common Shares
TAC NYSE TransAlta Corporation Common Shares
TA.Pr.D TSX TransAlta Corporation Series A Preferred Shares
TA.Pr.E TSX TransAlta Corporation Series B Preferred Shares
TA.Pr.F TSX TransAlta Corporation Series C Preferred Shares
Ta.Pr.H TSX TransAlta Corporation Series E Preferred Shares
TA.Pr.J TSX TransAlta Corporation Series G Preferred Shares

Common Shares Outstanding

287.9 million (at September 30, 2017)

Stock Splits And Share Considerations

Date Event Ratio
May 8, 1980 Stock Split 3:1
Feb. 1, 1988 Stock Split (see note) 2:1

Note: The adjusted cost base for shares held on Jan. 31, 1988 is reduced by $0.75 per share subsequent to the Feb. 1, 1988 share split.

The Valuation Date value of common shares owned on December 22, 1971, adjusted for stock splits is $3.79 Cdn. per share.

Voting Rights

Shareholders are entitled to one vote for each common share held.

Historical Stock Prices

You can find historical share price and other information about TransAlta Common Shares by clicking here.

Premium Dividend, Dividend Reinvestment And Optional Common Share Purchase Plan

The TransAlta PremiumTM Dividend Reinvestment and Optional Common Share Purchase Plan (the “DRIP”) has been suspended as of January 14, 2016 until further notice.

View news release


On February 21, 2012 TransAlta announced the addition of a Premium Dividend Component to its existing Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan. View news release.

On April 29, 2010 the Board of Directors approved the issuance of common shares from Treasury at a three per cent discount under TransAlta’s Dividend Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (DRASP), commencing with the common share dividend payable on July 1, 2010. View news release.

As of August 2, 2001, non-registered shareholders can participate in the Plan via CDS & Co. Beneficial owners of common shares should contact their investment dealers to enroll in the Plan and to make optional cash payments.

Shareholder Services

* Important notice: On Nov. 1, 2010, CIBC Mellon sold its issuer service business to Canadian Stock Transfer Trust Company Inc., now called AST Trust Company (Canada). AST Trust Company (Canada) received approval on Sept. 4, 2013 to commence business as a federally regulated trust company. As such, you will find information forms and contact details, previously located within CIBC Mellon’s Investor Centre and Issuer Centre page. Follow this link to access the AST Trust Company (Canada) website now.

Please contact our transfer agent AST Trust Company (Canada) to access the following services:

  • Direct deposit for dividend payments
  • Account consolidation (consolidate account registrations to eliminate costly duplicate mailings)
  • Address changes and share transfers

Register And Transfer Agent

AST Trust Company (Canada)
P.O. Box 700, Station B
Montreal, QC  H3B 3K3

Phone: 1-800-387-0825 toll free in North America
Phone: 416-682-3860 in Toronto or outside North America
Fax: 888-249-6189 in North America
Fax: 514-985-8843 outside North America