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How to buy TransAlta Renewables (RNW) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in TransAlta Renewables stocks.

TransAlta Renewables is an utilities - renewable business based in Canada. TransAlta Renewables shares (RNW.TO) are listed on the Toronto stock Exchange (TSX) and all prices are listed in Canadian dollars. TransAlta Renewables employs 1,476 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$496 million.

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Is it a good time to buy TransAlta Renewables stock?

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Is TransAlta Renewables under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the TransAlta Renewables P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA

TransAlta Renewables's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 42x. In other words, TransAlta Renewables stocks trade at around 42x recent earnings.

TransAlta Renewables's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.5. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into TransAlta Renewables's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

TransAlta Renewables's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$231 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a TransAlta Renewables's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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