| TransAlta and its subsidiaries are engaged in the production and sale of electric energy. Co. has 3 segments: the Generation segment which owns and operates hydro, wind, geothermal, biomass, natural gas and coal-fired facilities, and mining operations; the Energy Trading segment which is engaged in the wholesale trading of electricity ; and the Corporate segment which provides finance, tax, treasury, legal, regulatory, environmental, health and safety, sustainable development, corporate communications, government and investor relations, information technology, risk management, human resources, internal audit, and other administrative support to the Generation and Energy Trading groups. We show 15 historical shares outstanding datapoints in our coverage of TAC's shares outstanding history.|
Understanding the changing numbers of TAC shares outstanding — and
comprehending the concept of differing number of shares outstanding in general comparing companies like TAC versus peers —
is critical for investors. Many "beginner" or "novice" investors will look at one stock trading at a price of $10 per share and another trading at
a price of $20 per share and think the latter company is worth twice as much. Of course, that is a completely meaningless comparison without also knowing how many shares outstanding there are for each of the two companies.
Furthermore, via issuance of new shares over time, or the repurchase of existing shares, the number of shares outstanding can fluctuate over the course of history.
With this page we aim to empower investors researching TAC by allowing them to research TAC shares outstanding history
as well as any other stock in our coverage universe.