Get green energy exposure and income

In May 2013, Alberta’s TransAlta Corp. transferred its renewable power assets into a separate firm called TransAlta Renewables. That let it take advantage of rising investor interest in green energy to sell shares in this new business and unlock value for investors. It also raised… Read More

Get 4.9% yield from TransAlta Renewables

Get 4.9% yield from TransAlta Renewables

Higher power generation helped spur this firm’s revenue 7.6% in the most-recent quarter.

Meanwhile, stable cash flows from a diverse mix of hydroelectric, wind and solar assets on long-term contracts adds to this electricity producer’s appeal.

The stock has been a top performer for subscribers since… Read More

Add to your 50.8% gains

TRANSALTA RENEWABLES, $22.00, is a buy. The company (Toronto symbol RNW; Shares outstanding: 267.0 million; Market cap: $5.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk; Dividend yield: 4.3%; www.transaltarenewables.com) continues to jump to new all-time highs for our subscribers—they’re now up a whopping 50.8% since we first recommended them in our… Read More

Get a 5.4% yield from TransAlta Renewables

Get a 5.4% yield from TransAlta Renewables

Higher power generation helped spur this firm’s revenue 6.8% in the most-recent quarter. 

At the same time, clean, renewable power—and the stable cash flow it produces—holds a lot of conceptual appeal for investors. A diverse mix of long-term hydroelectric, wind and solar power contracts will help… Read More

Wind power in safe jurisdictions offers you a 6.4% yield

Wind power in safe jurisdictions offers you a 6.4% yield

Lower power generation was largely responsible for this renewable energy generator’s  13.6% drop in revenue during the most recent quarter.

However, selling wind power under long-term guaranteed contracts to clients including its parent company makes this firm’s high dividend relatively safe.

TRANSALTA RENEWABLES, (Toronto symbol RNW; www.transaltarenewables.com),… Read More

This renewables leader cuts your risk

This month, we’re adding a new buy for our Canadian Wealth Advisor subscribers. TransAlta Renewables supports its high dividend for investors by selling wind power under long-term guaranteed contracts. That includes electricity sales to its top-quality parent, TransAlta Corp. The company further cuts risk for investors by… Read More

COVID-19 boosts the appeal of Utilities ETFs

Central banks are keeping interest rates down in order to counter the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. (The Supplement on page 69 offers you more info on how high deficits and low interest rates in the wake of the coronavirus will affect governments going… Read More