TransAlta Renewables’ 7% yield is powered by wind

TransAlta Renewables’ 7% yield is powered by wind

A Member of Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle recently asked for his views on one of Canada’s largest generators of wind power. The company is also among the country’s largest publicly traded renewable power firms.

Pat notes that renewable energy relies heavily on government subsidies, although the… Read More

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Investing in stocks: The hidden drawbacks of split-share corporations

Split-share corporations come with inherent drawbacks that can hand investors unexpected and unwelcomed costs before they’d planned
Split-share corporations: they’re just one of the areas that Pat McKeough’s Inner Circle can tap into our investment research. Members also get to ask investment questions of Pat and his… Read More

Q: Hi: I bought TransAlta when it was $13.00 and it’s been on a downward spiral ever since. Do you see any improvement in the future? Thanks.

A: TransAlta, $7.33, symbol TA on Toronto (Shares outstanding: 287.9 million; Market cap: $2.1 billion; www.transalta.com), is one of the biggest operators of coal-fired electric generating plants in Alberta.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has mandated that electric plants phase out coal power in the province by… Read More

The Successful Investor Hotline – Friday, July 10, 2015

FORTIS INC., $36.28, Toronto symbol FTS, began supplying electricity to St. John’s, Newfoundland, in 1885. The company is now the main power utility in Newfoundland and PEI.

As part of diversification plan, Fortis acquired other power utilities in other parts of Canada, as well as in… Read More