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Atmos Energy Company Profile (NYSE:ATO)

Consensus Ratings for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 3 Hold Rating(s), 3 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $74.20 (8.76% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/10/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016BarclaysReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/30/2016BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$80.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeBuy$76.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/18/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$72.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/6/2016Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy$68.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/26/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/23/2015Ladenburg ThalmannInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/8/2014Edward JonesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/1/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/3/2016        
5/4/2016Q216$1.40$1.40$1.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2016Q116$1.00$0.93$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q415$0.27$0.29$715.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015Q315$0.51$0.54$959.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015Q215$1.32$1.36$2.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2015Q115$0.86$0.91$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014Q414$0.18$0.23$737.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014Q314$0.43$0.45$933.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2014Q214$1.25$1.38$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2014Q214$0.86$0.88$880.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013Q413$0.12$0.08$465.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013Q3 2013($0.14)$0.42$605.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2013Q2 2013$1.22$1.27$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2013Q1 2013$0.78$0.74$1.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2012Q312$0.08$0.09$717.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2012$0.15$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2012$1.44$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2012$0.85$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/9/2011$0.04$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.10($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$1.39$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2011$0.86$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.37$1.37$1.37
Q2 20162$0.60$1.40$1.00
Q3 20162$0.33$0.59$0.46
Q4 20162$0.34$0.40$0.37
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Current Dividend Information for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:2.07%
Payout Ratio:51.06%
Dividend Growth:4.70% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/4/2016quarterly$0.422.28%5/19/20165/23/20166/6/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2016quarterly$0.422.41%2/18/20162/22/20163/7/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015quarterly$0.422.69%11/19/201511/23/201512/7/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015quarterly$0.392.84%8/20/20158/24/20159/8/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015quarterly$0.392.92%5/21/20155/26/20156/8/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/3/2015quarterly$0.392.72%2/19/20152/23/20153/9/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014quarterly$0.392.88%11/20/201411/24/201412/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014quarterly$0.373.11%8/21/20148/25/20149/8/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2014quarterly$0.372.93%5/22/20145/27/20146/9/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/4/2014quarterly$0.373.2%2/20/20142/24/20143/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013quarterly$0.373.3%11/21/201311/25/201312/9/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013quarterly$0.353.16%8/22/20138/26/20139/9/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2013quarterly$0.353.16%5/16/20135/20/20136/3/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2013quarterly$0.353.71%2/28/20133/4/20133/18/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/13/2016Marvin L SweetinSVPSell4,000$74.16$296,640.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2015Christopher T ForsytheVPSell3,000$62.00$186,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/10/2015Louis P GregorySVPSell1,000$54.66$54,660.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/12/2014Bret J EckertCFOSell5,000$54.00$270,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/10/2014Louis P GregorySVPSell1,500$54.28$81,420.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2014Louis GregorySVPSell3,000$50.03$150,090.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/12/2013Louis P GregorySVPSell2,000$45.73$91,460.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/11/2013Christopher T ForsytheVPSell3,900$41.10$160,290.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/5/2013Charles K VaughanDirectorSell25,000$40.17$1,004,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
DateHeadline
06/30/16 02:47 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Dividend Update - Stocks Daily
06/29/16 02:37 PMStock Hitting a Recent High: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 02:50 PMShares Touching a Recent High: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 02:50 PMTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Engelwood Daily
06/28/16 07:02 AMCovering the Bases on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 07:21 AMShare Update and Earnings Review for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 04:24 PMETF’s with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : June 24, 2016 -
06/24/16 02:39 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Updated Price Targets - FTSE News
06/23/16 10:03 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Rewards Investors With Payout Of $0.42 - Stocks Daily
06/23/16 10:25 AMAtmos Energy Corporation Common (ATO) Saw a New 52-Week High
06/21/16 02:33 PMNew Lifetime High For Atmos Energy (ATO) - TheStreet.com
06/19/16 07:20 AMThis Weeks Broker Views For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Fiscal Standard
06/16/16 07:01 AMNew Broker Ratings For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - FTSE News
06/09/16 11:31 AMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News
06/09/16 11:31 AMAtmos Energy (ATO) Hits New Lifetime High - TheStreet.com
06/06/16 11:54 AMAlmaden Minerals (NYSEMKT:AAU) Soared 10.68%: Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO), Numerex (NASDAQ:NMRX), Intrepid ... - KC Register
06/06/16 07:12 AMAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ATO-US : June 6, 2016 -
06/04/16 07:58 PMPerformance Review for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - HNN
06/03/16 08:42 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Do Brokers Advise Buy, Sell Or Hold? - Share Trading News
06/01/16 08:47 PMThe Growth Forecast For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - RealistInvestor.com - The Growth Forecast For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)RealistInvestor.comWall Street renowned brokerages following Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) have now given a mean price target of $73.333 on its stock. After accomplishing a methodical study, the analysts have specified a target price range. The intense high range ...
05/28/16 06:31 PMPerformance at a Glance on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - HNN - Performance at a Glance on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)HNNWhen speculating how a given stock will perform in the future, it is important to look at how it has performed in the past. Today we will examine how Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)'s stock has performed at various points in its past. Currently ...and more »
05/27/16 06:51 PMHanseatic Management Services INC Increased Atmos Energy Corp (NYSE:ATO) by $3.98 Million as Shares Rose - CCH Daily News - Hanseatic Management Services INC Increased Atmos Energy Corp (NYSE:ATO) by $3.98 Million as Shares RoseCCH Daily NewsHanseatic Management Services Inc increased its stake in Atmos Energy Corp (NYSE:ATO) by 1002.37% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hanseatic Management Services Inc bought 53,797 shares as the company's stock rose ...and more »
05/22/16 06:01 PMPerformance at a Glance on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Wall Street Hints and News - Performance at a Glance on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)Wall Street Hints and NewsWhen speculating how a given stock will perform in the future, it is important to look at how it has performed in the past. Today we will examine how Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)'s stock has performed at various points in its past. Currently ...and more »
05/22/16 11:19 AMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Share Trading News - Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Broker Price Targets For The Coming WeekShare Trading NewsMarket analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). The latest reports which are currently in issue on Sunday 22nd of May state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts ...Performance at a Glance on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)Wall Street Hints and Newsall 5 news articles »
05/19/16 06:35 PMAtmos Energy Corporation(NYSE:ATO) Declares Dividend of $0.4200. - Trade Calls - Atmos Energy Corporation(NYSE:ATO) Declares Dividend of $0.4200.Trade CallsAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) had declared a cash dividend of $0.4200 on May 4, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on May 19, 2016 and the record date has been fixed on May 23, 2016. At May 4, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be ...Partners Group Holding Ag buys $26.1 Million stake in Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)Market Digestall 2 news articles »
05/19/16 10:06 AMRevenue Update on Atmos Energy Corporation(NYSE:ATO) - Trade Calls - Revenue Update on Atmos Energy Corporation(NYSE:ATO)Trade CallsAtmos Energy Corporation(NYSE:ATO) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q2. The results came in during After-hours on May 4, 2016. Company reported revenue of $1.13B. Analysts estimated a revenue of $1.52B. Earnings per share ...Upgrades And Downgrades For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)Risers & Fallersall 2 news articles »
05/18/16 10:55 AMAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2016 - Nasdaq - Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 19, 2016NasdaqAtmos Energy Corporation ( ATO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 19, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 06, 2016. Shareholders who purchased ATO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash ...
05/18/16 07:19 AMAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ATO-US : May 18, 2016 -
05/10/16 08:35 AMAtmos Energy Corp. :ATO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/08/16 07:13 PMAtmos Energy's (ATO) CEO Kim Cocklin on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - Atmos Energy's (ATO) CEO Kim Cocklin on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaGreetings and welcome to the Atmos Energy Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Mrs. Susan Giles. Thank you, Mrs. Giles.
05/05/16 12:34 PMEdited Transcript of ATO earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-16 2:00pm GMT -
05/05/16 12:02 AMAtmos Energy Corp Earnings Advance 4% In Q2 - (RTTNews.com) - Atmos Energy Corp ( ATO) announced a profit for its second quarter that increased compared to the same period last year. The company said its bottom line came in at $143.9 million, or $1.40 per share. This was up from $138.5 million ...
05/04/16 04:31 PMAtmos Energy Corporation Reports Earnings for Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter and Six Months; Tightens Fiscal 2016 Guidance Range - [at noodls] - Microsoft Word - 2Q 2016 Earnings Release FINAL Analysts and Media Contact: Susan Giles (972) 855-3729 News Release DALLAS (May 4, 2016) - Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO) today reported consolidated ...
05/04/16 04:31 PMAtmos Energy Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend - [at noodls] - 2016 News Releases | 2015 Financial News | 2014 Financial News Analyst and Media Contact: Susan Giles (972) 855-3729 DALLAS, Texas - May 4, 2016 - Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO) said today that its ...
05/04/16 04:24 PMATMOS ENERGY CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit -
05/04/16 04:11 PM5:11 pm Atmos Energy reports EPS in-line; narrowed guidance -
05/04/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Atmos Energy Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close -
05/03/16 06:51 PMAverage Analyst Rating for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Average Analyst Rating for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)B.O.D.Y ConfidentialWall Street analysts have provided an average broker recommendation of 1.75 on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) shares. The rating is determined by using the average of all analyst recommendations taken into consideration by Zacks Research.and more »
04/26/16 07:00 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Share Rating Recap - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Share Rating RecapB.O.D.Y ConfidentialShares of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) are tracked by analysts as well as crowd investors. Research from Beta Systems keeps track of crowd sourced sentiment and provides consensus stock ratings. The rating information comes mainly from ...
04/25/16 02:36 PMETF’s with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : April 25, 2016 -
04/24/16 08:23 PMSouthwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN) Shorted Shares Decreased By 2.43% - Moreover, Key Group Holdings (Cayman) Ltd. has 5.19% invested in the company for 8.76 million shares ... Several equities research analysts have weighed in on ATO shares. Morgan Stanley assigned Southwestern Energy the lowest target price of $3, which ...
04/23/16 06:44 PMHennessy Advisors Inc Sells A Little More Atmos Energy Corporation Common (ATO) Stock In The Last Quarter - Other firms have also shifted positions in (ATO). As of quarter end New York ... In the market the company is trading up from yesterday’s close of $70.6. Atmos Energy Corporation Common also declared a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Monday ...
04/22/16 07:18 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Share Rating Recap - The Post - Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Share Rating RecapThe PostShares of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) are tracked by analysts as well as crowd investors. Research from Beta Systems keeps track of crowd sourced sentiment and provides consensus stock ratings. The rating information comes mainly from ...and more »
04/22/16 07:09 AMAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ATO-US : April 22, 2016 -
04/20/16 07:11 PMAmarillo National Bank Lowers stake in Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) - Market Digest - Amarillo National Bank Lowers stake in Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)Market DigestAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) : Amarillo National Bank reduced its stake in Atmos Energy Corporation by 2.38% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 25,976 shares of Atmos Energy Corporation ...
04/15/16 07:10 PMAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Ratios & Valuation in Focus - Orygun Business News - Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Ratios & Valuation in FocusOrygun Business NewsAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) of the Utilities sector is a highly scrutinized stock when is comes to the firm's valuation and earnings projections. Using the current price over mean EPS estimate before non-recurring items for the fiscal year, the ...and more »
04/11/16 11:07 AMEarnings Watch on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - RiversideGazette.com - Earnings Watch on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)RiversideGazette.comAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) has a consensus earnings per share estimate for the current quarter of $1.39 based on compiled analyst projections. The company is next expected to release earnings on or around 2016-05-04 for the period ending ...and more »
02/29/16 06:49 PMATMOS ENERGY CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
02/29/16 04:01 PMAtmos Energy Corporation Names Rafael G. Garza to Board of Directors - [Business Wire] - Atmos Energy Corporation said today that Rafael G. Garza has been elected to its board of directors. His election, effective March 1, 2016, will increase the board’s size to 13 directors.
02/26/16 01:44 PMETF’s with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : February 26, 2016 -
About Atmos Energy

Atmos Energy logoAtmos Energy Corporation (Atmos Energy) is engaged primarily in the regulated natural gas distribution and transmission and storage businesses as well as other nonregulated natural gas businesses. The Company delivers natural gas through regulated sales and transportation arrangements to over three million residential, commercial, public authority and industrial customers in nine states located primarily in the South. The Company also operates intrastate pipelines in Texas based on miles of pipe. The Company operates through the following three segments: The regulated distribution segment, which includes regulated distribution and related sales operations; the regulated pipeline segment, which includes the pipeline and storage operations of its Atmos Pipeline Texas Division and the nonregulated segment, which includes nonregulated natural gas management, nonregulated natural gas transmission, storage and other services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: ATO
  • CUSIP: 04956010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $81.32
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $74.91
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $70.66
  • P/E Ratio: 25.73
  • P/E Growth: 3.42
  • Market Cap: $8.31B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.28 EPS
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