Atmos Energy Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:ATO)

About Atmos Energy Corp.

Atmos Energy Corp. 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: $77.65
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $75.14
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $75.13
  • 52-Week Range: $56.82 - $81.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.65
  • P/E Growth: 3.22
  • Market Cap: $7.96B
  • Outstanding Shares: 103,847,000
  • Beta: 0.33
Profitability:
  • Return on Equity: 10.20%
  • Return on Assets: 3.57%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.64%
  • Current Ratio: 0.42%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.26%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $76.33 (0.40% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/5/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweight$88.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$58.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/12/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
3/30/2016BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$80.00View Rating Details
3/18/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$72.00View Rating Details
2/6/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$68.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
2/3/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
1/23/2015Ladenburg ThalmannInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2016        
8/3/2016Q316$0.58$0.69$719.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q216$1.40$1.40$1.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q116$1.00$0.93$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q415$0.27$0.29$715.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q315$0.51$0.54$959.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q215$1.32$1.36$2.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q115$0.86$0.91$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q414$0.18$0.23$737.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q314$0.43$0.45$933.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q214$1.25$1.38$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q214$0.86$0.88$880.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q413$0.12$0.08$465.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q3 2013($0.14)$0.42$605.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q2 2013$1.22$1.27$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$0.78$0.74$1.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.08$0.09$717.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.15$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.44$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.85$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2011$0.04$0.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.10($0.01)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.39$1.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.86$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.31 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.54 EPS
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$0.30$0.34$0.32
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:2.19%
Dividend Growth:4.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.91% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
50.76% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
47.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:33 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2016quarterly$0.422.13%8/18/20168/22/20169/6/2016
5/4/2016quarterly$0.422.28%5/19/20165/23/20166/6/2016
2/2/2016quarterly$0.422.41%2/18/20162/22/20163/7/2016
11/4/2015quarterly$0.422.69%11/19/201511/23/201512/7/2015
8/5/2015quarterly$0.392.84%8/20/20158/24/20159/8/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.392.92%5/21/20155/26/20156/8/2015
2/3/2015quarterly$0.392.72%2/19/20152/23/20153/9/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.392.88%11/20/201411/24/201412/8/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.373.11%8/21/20148/25/20149/8/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.372.93%5/22/20145/27/20146/9/2014
2/4/2014quarterly$0.373.2%2/20/20142/24/20143/10/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.373.3%11/21/201311/25/201312/9/2013
8/6/2013quarterly$0.353.16%8/22/20138/26/20139/9/2013
5/1/2013quarterly$0.353.16%5/16/20135/20/20136/3/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.353.71%2/28/20133/4/20133/18/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.49%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.64%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/19/2016Thomas C. MeredithDirectorSell1,020$75.24$76,744.80View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Louis P GregorySVPSell4,000$78.10$312,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Marvin L SweetinSVPSell4,000$74.16$296,640.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Christopher T ForsytheVPSell3,000$62.00$186,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Louis P GregorySVPSell1,000$54.66$54,660.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Bret J EckertCFOSell5,000$54.00$270,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Louis P GregorySVPSell1,500$54.28$81,420.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Louis GregorySVPSell3,000$50.03$150,090.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2013Louis P GregorySVPSell2,000$45.73$91,460.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Christopher T ForsytheVPSell3,900$41.10$160,290.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Charles K VaughanDirectorSell25,000$40.17$1,004,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
DateHeadline
News IconFund Move to Note: Mohawk Ind INC (MHK) Share Price Declined While De Burlo Group INC Has Trimmed Its Holding ... - Chester News (NYSE:ATO)
www.chesterindependent.com - September 21 at 4:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtos Olympic and Paralympic Games Technology Efforts for the Digital Age Turn to PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 (NYSE:ATO)
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 4:31 PM
prnewswire.com logoTechnical Roundup on Gas Utilities Stocks -- National Grid, Atmos Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas, and Avangrid - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ATO)
www.prnewswire.com - September 21 at 8:23 AM
News IconSEC 13F Narrative: Scout Investments INC Has Decreased Its Holding in Atmos Energy Corp (ATO) by $35.74 Million - Chester News (NYSE:ATO)
www.chesterindependent.com - September 17 at 8:25 AM
News IconMonarch Partners Asset Management LLC Increased Deluxe Corp (NYSE:DLX) by $5.66 Million as Shares Rose - Chester News (NYSE:ATO)
www.chesterindependent.com - September 15 at 3:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoATO Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average (NYSE:ATO)
www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 3:41 PM
nasdaq.com logoATO Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:ATO)
www.nasdaq.com - September 12 at 3:36 PM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 3:37 PM
prnewswire.com logoAtmos Energy Sued by Texas Victims of 2015 Natural Gas Explosion - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ATO)
www.prnewswire.com - August 31 at 3:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Sued by Texas Victims of 2015 Natural Gas Explosion (NYSE:ATO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 3:37 PM
News IconDirector of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO), Meredith Thomas C, sells 1,020 shares worth $76,747 (NYSE:ATO)
empowerednews.net - August 23 at 3:39 PM
fidaily.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Common (NYSE:ATO) Trading Up – Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing (NYSE:ATO)
www.fidaily.com - August 22 at 8:44 PM
fidaily.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Common (NYSE:ATO) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing - Finance Daily (NYSE:ATO)
www.fidaily.com - August 22 at 3:41 PM
4-traders.com logoATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION : ex-dividend day (NYSE:ATO)
www.4-traders.com - August 17 at 9:05 PM
forbes.com logoATO Crosses Critical Technical Indicator (NYSE:ATO)
www.forbes.com - August 15 at 4:26 PM
fidaily.com logoNorges Bank Significantly Raises Its Position in Atmos Energy Corporation Common (ATO) Stock Last Quarter - Finance Daily (NYSE:ATO)
www.fidaily.com - August 12 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoATMOS ENERGY CORP Financials (NYSE:ATO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCall 811 Before You Dig: It is the Law! (NYSE:ATO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 4:00 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:ATO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 10 at 4:00 PM
capitalcube.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ATO-US : August 9, 2016 (NYSE:ATO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 9 at 12:27 PM
capitalcube.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. :ATO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:ATO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 3:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAtmos Energy's (ATO) CEO Kim Cocklin on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:ATO)
seekingalpha.com - August 5 at 9:00 PM
prnewswire.com logoResearch Reports on Select Utilities Stocks -- Entergy, OGE Energy, National Grid, and Atmos Energy - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ATO)
www.prnewswire.com - August 5 at 12:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ATO earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (NYSE:ATO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 12:03 PM
News IconAtmos Energy Corporation Reports Earnings for Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter and Nine Months; Reaffirms Fiscal 2016 Guidance (NYSE:ATO)
www.wallstreet-online.de - August 4 at 12:09 PM
nasdaq.com logoAtmos Energy Corp Q3 Earnings Climb 25% (NYSE:ATO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 4 at 12:09 PM
nasdaq.com logoAtmos Energy Corp Q3 Earnings Climb 25% - Nasdaq (NYSE:ATO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 9:19 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos beats 3Q profit forecasts (NYSE:ATO)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 9:19 PM
tradecalls.org logoCitigroup Maintains Atmos Energy Corporation to Neutral with Price Target $81.00 - Trade Calls (NYSE:ATO)
www.tradecalls.org - August 3 at 3:42 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Atmos Energy Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:ATO)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 12:13 PM
News IconScout Investments INC Decreased Stake in Atmos Energy Corp (NYSE:ATO) by $35.74 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:ATO)
www.consumereagle.com - July 19 at 9:49 AM
News IconRobeco Institutional Asset Management Decreased Stake in Lauder Estee Cos INC (NYSE:EL) by $4.63 Million as ... - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:ATO)
www.consumereagle.com - July 15 at 2:14 PM
News IconVictory Capital Management INC Increased Invesco LTD (NYSE:IVZ) by $4.34 Million as Shares Declined - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:ATO)
www.consumereagle.com - July 13 at 3:48 PM
News IconLos Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research INC Increased Symantec Corp (NASDAQ:SYMC) by $76.74 ... - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - July 12 at 3:43 PM
marketnewsvideo.com logoAtmos Energy Larger Than S&P 500 Component AES (NYSE:ATO)
www.marketnewsvideo.com - July 8 at 8:48 PM
equities.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 06 - Equities.com (NYSE:ATO)
www.equities.com - July 8 at 3:40 PM
equities.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 06 (NYSE:ATO)
www.equities.com - July 8 at 11:39 AM
News IconVanguard Group INC Decreased Stake in Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) by $10.31 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - July 7 at 3:37 PM
News IconVanguard Group INC Decreased Stake in Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) by $10.31 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - July 7 at 3:37 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : July 7, 2016 (NYSE:ATO)
www.capitalcube.com - July 7 at 2:44 PM
publicnow.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation To Host Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:ATO)
www.publicnow.com - July 6 at 5:21 PM
News IconRs Investment Management Co LLC Decreased Stake in Logmein INC (NASDAQ:LOGM) by $6.21 Million as Shares ... - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - July 6 at 8:26 AM
News IconMonarch Partners Asset Management LLC Increased Deluxe Corp (NYSE:DLX) by $5.66 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - July 5 at 8:24 AM
News IconScout Investments INC Decreased Stake in Atmos Energy Corp (NYSE:ATO) by $35.74 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - July 5 at 8:24 AM
News IconCohen & Steers INC Decreased Stake in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) by $376.24 Million as Shares Declined - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:ATO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 1 at 8:52 PM
tradecalls.org logoShort Term Price Target on Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) - Trade Calls (NYSE:ATO)
www.tradecalls.org - July 1 at 3:40 PM
stocksdaily.net logoAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Dividend Update - Stocks Daily (NYSE:ATO)
www.stocksdaily.net - June 30 at 3:47 PM
News IconStock Hitting a Recent High: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - June 29 at 3:37 PM
News IconShares Touching a Recent High: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:ATO)
presstelegraph.com - June 28 at 3:50 PM
News IconTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:ATO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - June 28 at 3:50 PM

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