TransAlta Renewables Inc. develops, owns, and operates renewable power generation facilities. More Details
Adequate balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has TransAlta Renewables's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RNW is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: RNW's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
CA Renewable Energy
1 Year Return
CA Renewable Energy
Return vs Industry: RNW underperformed the Canadian Renewable Energy industry which returned 48.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RNW exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 0.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is TransAlta Renewables's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StDid You Participate In Any Of TransAlta Renewables' (TSE:RNW) Fantastic 143% Return ?
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1 month ago | Simply Wall StDoes TransAlta Renewables's (TSE:RNW) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?
Is TransAlta Renewables undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RNW (CA$18.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$21.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RNW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RNW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (55x) compared to the CA Renewable Energy industry average (14.2x).
PE vs Market: RNW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (55x) compared to the Canadian market (15.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: RNW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (5.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RNW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the CA Renewable Energy industry average (1.9x).
How is TransAlta Renewables forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RNW's forecast earnings growth (10.5% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: RNW's earnings (10.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (26.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: RNW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: RNW's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RNW's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: RNW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.3%).
How has TransAlta Renewables performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RNW has a large one-off loss of CA$67.0M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: RNW's current net profit margins (20.7%) are lower than last year (48.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RNW's earnings have grown by 11.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RNW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: RNW had negative earnings growth (-61.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Renewable Energy industry average (84.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RNW's Return on Equity (3.9%) is considered low.
How is TransAlta Renewables's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RNW's short term assets (CA$174.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$178.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: RNW's short term assets (CA$174.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$1.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RNW's debt to equity ratio (34.3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: RNW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 38.9% to 34.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RNW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.6%).
Interest Coverage: RNW earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is TransAlta Renewables's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RNW's dividend (5.21%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.62%).
High Dividend: RNW's dividend (5.21%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (5.26%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, RNW has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RNW's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (286.9%), RNW's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: RNW's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (96.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Kousinioris (55 yo)
Mr. John Harry Kousinioris serves as Chief Operating Officer at TransAlta Corporation since July 18, 2019. He was the Chief Growth Officer at TransAlta Corporation since 2018 until July 18, 2019. Mr. Kousi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD669.43K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD3.00M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|President & Corporate Director||3yrs||CA$868.98k||0.00095% |
|Chief Financial Officer||1.5yrs||CA$129.07k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Growth & Commercial||3.83yrs||CA$331.90k||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||3yrs||CA$117.77k||0.00037% |
|MD & Corporate Controller||1.5yrs||CA$102.43k||no data|
|Manager of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: RNW's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
|President & Corporate Director||3yrs||CA$868.98k||0.00095% |
|Independent Corporate Director||7.42yrs||CA$149.50k||0.0019% |
|Independent Director||7.42yrs||CA$160.54k||0.0019% |
|Independent Chairman||1.25yrs||CA$165.46k||0.00094% |
|Corporate Director||7.42yrs||CA$107.50k||0.0028% |
|Corporate Director||7.5yrs||no data||0.013% |
Experienced Board: RNW's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
TransAlta Renewables Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: TransAlta Renewables Inc.
- Ticker: RNW
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 2013
- Industry: Renewable Electricity
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: CA$4.814b
- Shares outstanding: 267.00m
- Website: https://www.transaltarenewables.com
- TransAlta Renewables Inc.
- 110 12th Avenue Southwest
- PO Box 1900
- T2P 2M1
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RNW||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Aug 2013|
|0TA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Aug 2013|
|TRSW.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Aug 2013|
TransAlta Renewables Inc. develops, owns, and operates renewable power generation facilities. As of February 28, 2020, it owned and operated 23 wind facilities, 13 hydroelectric facilities, seven natural g...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/29 00:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/27 00:00|
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