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Research analysts at TD Securities hoisted their price target on shares of Altagas (TSE:ALA) from C$55.00 to C$57.00 in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. TD Securities’ target price suggests a potential upside of 10.64% from the stock’s previous close.

Altagas (TSE:ALA) traded up 0.19% on Thursday, hitting $51.62. The stock had a trading volume of 417,601 shares. Altagas has a one year low of $34.80 and a one year high of $53.06. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $49.77 and its 200-day moving average is $47.3. The company has a market cap of $6.381 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.88.

Altagas (TSE:ALA) last released its earnings data on Friday, August 1st. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.22. Analysts expect that Altagas will post $1.56 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a Monthly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, September 15th. Investors of record on Monday, September 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.1475 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 21st.

Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at FirstEnergy Capital raised their price target on shares of Altagas from C$51.00 to C$54.00 in a research note on Thursday. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Scotiabank raised their price target on shares of Altagas from C$47.00 to C$49.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Altagas from C$50.00 to C$53.00 in a research note on Friday, August 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Altagas presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of C$52.57.

AltaGas Ltd. Is a Canada-based diversified energy infrastructure business with a focus on natural gas, power and regulated utilities.

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