NYSE:ATO

Atmos Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

$101.79
+0.57 (+0.56 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$100.73
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50-Day Range
$98.11
$104.59
52-Week Range
$84.59
$107.02
Volume574,511 shs
Average Volume925,401 shs
Market Capitalization$13.30 billion
P/E Ratio18.51
Dividend Yield2.47%
Beta0.4
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About Atmos Energy

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, and pipeline and storage businesses in the United States. It operates in two segments, Distribution, and Pipeline and Storage. The Distribution segment is involved in the regulated natural gas distribution and related sales operations in eight states. This segment distributes natural gas to approximately three million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2020, it owned 71,558 miles of underground distribution and transmission mains. The Pipeline and Storage segment engages in the 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. As of September 30, 2020, it owned 5,684 miles of gas transmission lines. Atmos Energy Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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2.85 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

1st out of 276 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

1st out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Atmos Energy a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Atmos Energy stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Atmos Energy?

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When is Atmos Energy's next earnings date?

Atmos Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 4th. The utilities provider reported $2.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.05 by $0.25. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.08 billion. Atmos Energy had a net margin of 21.79% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.57%. Atmos Energy's revenue was up 34.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.95 earnings per share.
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How has Atmos Energy's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Atmos Energy's stock was trading at $102.85 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ATO shares have decreased by 1.0% and is now trading at $101.79.
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How often does Atmos Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.625 per share on Monday, June 7th. This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 21st.
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Is Atmos Energy a good dividend stock?

Atmos Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. Atmos Energy has been increasing its dividend for 34 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Atmos Energy is 52.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Atmos Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.13% next year. This indicates that Atmos Energy will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Atmos Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Atmos Energy issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 4.900-5.100 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.050. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Atmos Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $109.00 to $121.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's stock price to reach $115.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Atmos Energy's key executives?

Atmos Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John Kevin Akers, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Forsythe, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $1M)
  • Ms. Karen E. Hartsfield, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51, Pay $851.31k)
  • Mr. David J. Park, Sr. VP of Utility Operations (Age 50, Pay $924.75k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Knights, Sr. VP of Technical & Operating Services
  • Mr. Richard J. Gius, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Daniel M. Meziere, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Liz C. Beauchamp, VP of Gov.al & Public Affairs
  • Mr. John M. Robbins, Sr. VP of HR (Age 51)
  • Mr. Jeff D. Martinez, Pres of Atmos Pipeline - Texas

What is Kim R. Cocklin's approval rating as Atmos Energy's CEO?

70 employees have rated Atmos Energy CEO Kim R. Cocklin on Glassdoor.com. Kim R. Cocklin has an approval rating of 91% among Atmos Energy's employees. This puts Kim R. Cocklin in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Atmos Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Atmos Energy investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Chevron (CVX), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Walmart (WMT) and McDonald's (MCD).

What is Atmos Energy's stock symbol?

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

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.31%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (2.97%), Pendal Group Limited (1.92%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.74%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.56%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.29%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include David J Park, Frank H Yoho and Richard A Sampson.
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Which major investors are selling Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Millennium Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD.
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Which major investors are buying Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Pendal Group Limited, NFJ Investment Group LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pensioenfonds Rail & OV, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.. Company insiders that have bought Atmos Energy stock in the last two years include Frank H Yoho, and Richard A Sampson.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Atmos Energy's stock price today?

One share of ATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $101.79.

How much money does Atmos Energy make?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $13.30 billion and generates $2.82 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $601.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Atmos Energy have?

Atmos Energy employs 4,694 workers across the globe.

When was Atmos Energy founded?

Atmos Energy was founded in 1906.

What is Atmos Energy's official website?

The official website for Atmos Energy is www.atmosenergy.com.

Where are Atmos Energy's headquarters?

Atmos Energy is headquartered at THREE LINCOLN CENTRE SUITE 1800 5430 LBJ FREEWAY, DALLAS TX, 75240.

How can I contact Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy's mailing address is THREE LINCOLN CENTRE SUITE 1800 5430 LBJ FREEWAY, DALLAS TX, 75240. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 972-934-9227.


This page was last updated on 6/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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