NYSE:ATO - Atmos Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$90.54 -0.26 (-0.29 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$90.80
Today's Range$89.90 - $91.03
52-Week Range$76.46 - $93.56
Volume208,600 shs
Average Volume416,848 shs
Market Capitalization$10.08 billion
P/E Ratio22.81
Dividend Yield2.14%
Atmos Energy logoAtmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, and pipeline and storage businesses in the United States. It operates through Distribution, and Pipeline and Storage segments. The Distribution segment is involved in regulated natural gas distribution, and related sales and storage operations. This segment distributes natural gas to approximately three million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2017, it owned 70,605 miles of underground distribution and transmission mains. The Pipeline and Storage segment engages in pipeline and storage operations. This segment transports natural gas for third parties and manages five underground storage reservoirs in Texas; and provides ancillary services to the pipeline industry, including parking arrangements, lending, and inventory sales. It owns 5,682 miles of gas transmission lines. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55
Current Ratio0.46
Quick Ratio0.40


Trailing P/E Ratio22.81
Forward P/E Ratio22.64
P/E Growth3.25

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.76 billion
Price / Sales3.64
Cash Flow$6.6039 per share
Price / Cash13.71
Book Value$36.76 per share
Price / Book2.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.60
Net Income$396.42 million
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity10.16%
Return on Assets3.96%


Outstanding Shares111,070,000
Market Cap$10,084.67

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Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Atmos Energy's stock symbol?

Atmos Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ATO."

How often does Atmos Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.485 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $1.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 18th. View Atmos Energy's Dividend History.

How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. The company's revenue was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.52 EPS. View Atmos Energy's Earnings History.

When is Atmos Energy's next earnings date?

Atmos Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy.

What guidance has Atmos Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Atmos Energy updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.85-4.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.97.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

7 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Atmos Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $99.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's share price to reach $88.8333 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%. View Analyst Ratings for Atmos Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Atmos Energy?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,506,369 shares, an increase of 45.7% from the May 15th total of 1,033,985 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 542,882 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Atmos Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Atmos Energy's key competitors?

Who are Atmos Energy's key executives?

Atmos Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kim R. Cocklin, Exec. Chairman (Age 67)
  • Mr. Michael E. Haefner, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Forsythe, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. John Kevin Akers, Sr. VP of Safety & Enterprise Services (Age 55)
  • Mr. David J. Park, Sr. VP of Utility Operations (Age 47)

Has Atmos Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ATO stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.38 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.73%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.07%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.05%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%), Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%) and Trust Co. of Vermont (0.03%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include Louis P Gregory, Richard A Sampson and Thomas C Meredith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Atmos Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Capital One National Association, Trust Co. of Vermont and Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Atmos Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First National Bank of Omaha, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, DnB Asset Management AS, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Atmos Energy.

How do I buy shares of Atmos Energy?

Shares of ATO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Atmos Energy's stock price today?

One share of ATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $90.54.

How big of a company is Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $10.08 billion and generates $2.76 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $396.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.60 on an earnings per share basis. Atmos Energy employs 4,565 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy's mailing address is 5430 LBJ FREEWAY, DALLAS TX, 75240. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 972-934-9227.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Atmos Energy (NYSE ATO)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  593
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Atmos Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ATO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ATO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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