TransAlta declares dividends

TransAlta declares dividends 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/25/12 -- The Board of
Directors of TransAlta Corporation (TSX:TA) (NYSE:TAC) yesterday
declared a quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share on common shares
payable on January 1, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of
business November 30, 2012.  
The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation also declared a
quarterly dividend of $0.2875 per share on TransAlta's issued and
outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares,
Series A, payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at
the close of business November 30, 2012. 
The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation also declared a
quarterly dividend of $0.2875 per share on TransAlta's issued and
outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred Shares,
Series C, payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at
the close of business November 30, 2012. 
The Board of Directors of TransAlta Corporation also declared an
initial quarterly dividend of $0.4897 per share on TransAlta's issued
and outstanding Cumulative Redeemable Rate Reset First Preferred
Shares, Series E, for the period August 10, 2012 to December 31, 2012
and payable on December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the
close of business November 30, 2012. 
All currency is expressed in Canadian dollars except where noted. 
TransAlta is a power generation and wholesale marketing company
focused on creating long-term shareholder value. TransAlta maintains
a low-to-moderate risk profile by operating a highly contracted
portfolio of assets in Canada, the United States and Australia.
TransAlta's focus is to efficiently operate our, wind, hydro,
geothermal, natural gas and coal facilities in order to provide our
customers with a reliable, low-cost source of power. For 100 years,
TransAlta has been a responsible operator and a proud contributor to
the communities where we work and live. TransAlta is recognized for
its leadership on sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability
North America Index, the FTSE4Good Index and the Jantzi Social Index.
TransAlta is Canada's largest investor-owned renewable energy
provider.
Contacts:
Investor inquiries:
Jess Nieukerk
Director, Investor Relations
1-800-387-3598 in Canada and U.S.
investor_relations@transalta.com 
Media inquiries:
Stacey Hatcher
Senior Corporate Relations Advisor
1-855-255-9184
TA_Media_Relations@transalta.com
 
 
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