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: $71.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $73.04
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $75.06
  • 52-Week Range: $59.22 - $81.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.30
  • P/E Growth: 3.00
  • Market Cap: $7.46B
  • Outstanding Shares: 103,847,000
  • Beta: 0.3
  • Return on Equity: 10.20%
  • Return on Assets: 3.57%
  • 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 (6.23% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
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 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


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)


Current Dividend Information for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
Annual Dividend:$1.68
Dividend Yield:2.34%
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
(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: 70.57%
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)


Latest Headlines for Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO)
DateHeadline logoResearch Reports Coverage on Gas Utilities Stocks -- CenterPoint Energy, National Grid, Atmos Energy, and New ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ATO) - October 27 at 8:05 AM
News IconDimensional Fund Advisors LP Sold shares of Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO) - DailyQuint (NYSE:ATO) - October 27 at 8:05 AM
News IconLive Ownership Coverage: Sentiment Change Report: Atmos ... - Post News (NYSE:ATO) - October 21 at 8:39 PM
News Icon13F: Atmos Energy Corp (ATO) Holder Hennessy Advisors INC Boosted Holding as Share Value Rose - Chester News (NYSE:ATO) - October 21 at 11:02 AM
News IconRating Sentiment Flow: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) has ... - MoneyMakingArticles (NYSE:ATO) - October 20 at 4:04 PM
News IconMoody Lynn & Lieberson LLC invests in 83 by purchasing Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO) shares - DailyQuint (NYSE:ATO) - October 20 at 4:04 PM logoAtmos Energy Corp. : ATO-US: Dividend Analysis : August 22nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 19, 2016 (NYSE:ATO) - October 19 at 4:28 PM
News IconEarnings According to Analysts for Atmos Energy Corporation ... - CSZ News (NYSE:ATO) - October 19 at 8:29 AM
News IconBank of Montreal Can Acquires Shares of 43251 Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO) - DailyQuint (NYSE:ATO) - October 17 at 8:28 AM logoEPS Projection For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) At $0.33? - Stocks Daily (NYSE:ATO) - October 15 at 3:34 PM
News IconUpdate on Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) for the day (NYSE:ATO) - October 15 at 8:26 AM logoAtmos Energy (ATO) Shares Enter Oversold Territory (NYSE:ATO) - October 13 at 8:33 PM logoAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Files An 8-K (NYSE:ATO) - October 13 at 8:33 PM logoHottest Transportation Stocks Now - OGS CIG UGI NFG - (NYSE:ATO) - October 13 at 1:02 PM
News IconStock Ducking Under Average Moving Prices: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) - Recall News (NYSE:ATO) - October 12 at 3:50 PM logoAtmos Energy Corporation to Host Fiscal 2016 Year End Earnings Conference Call (NYSE:ATO) - October 12 at 8:00 AM logoBRIEF-Atmos Energy on October 5, entered into first amendment to revolving credit agreement- SEC filing (NYSE:ATO) - October 11 at 4:24 PM
News IconShort Interest Runner: How Analysts Feel About Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) After Increase in Sellers? - Post News (NYSE:ATO) - October 11 at 3:43 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : October 11, 2016 (NYSE:ATO) - October 11 at 3:43 PM
News IconIs Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) a good pick for income investors ... - Simply Wall St (NYSE:ATO) - October 10 at 8:24 AM
News IconLatest Analyst Ratings For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) (NYSE:ATO) - October 9 at 3:32 PM logoDividend Buzz: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Per-Share Dividend Payout At $0.42 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:ATO) - October 7 at 8:27 AM logoDividend Buzz: Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Per-Share Dividend Payout At $0.42 (NYSE:ATO) - October 6 at 3:35 PM logoWhy WGL Holdings is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (WGL) - Nasdaq (NYSE:ATO) - October 6 at 8:11 AM
News IconLive Stock Coverage: Atmos Energy Corp (NYSE:ATO) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Up in 2016 Q2 - Post News (NYSE:ATO) - October 6 at 8:11 AM logoRailroad Commission candidates pick up notable endorsements as Election Day nears (video) - San Antonio Business Journal (NYSE:ATO) - October 5 at 3:21 PM logoATO Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level - Nasdaq (NYSE:ATO) - October 4 at 3:36 PM
News IconSEC 13F Narrative: Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp Holding in Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Cut by $17.66 Million - Chester News (NYSE:ATO) - October 1 at 9:05 AM logoCan Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Outdo Yearly EPS Estimate Of $3.41? (NYSE:ATO) - September 30 at 4:03 PM logoAtmos Energy Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ATO) : September 29, 2016 (NYSE:ATO) - September 29 at 3:51 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) (NYSE:ATO) - September 29 at 8:26 AM logoAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ATO-US : September 28, 2016 (NYSE:ATO) - September 28 at 8:24 AM logoATMOS ENERGY CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obli (NYSE:ATO) - September 27 at 3:36 PM logoBRIEF-Atmos Energy Corp - on September 22, entered into a $200 million term loan agreement - SEC filing (NYSE:ATO) - September 27 at 11:27 AM
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) - September 21 at 4:31 PM logoAtos Olympic and Paralympic Games Technology Efforts for the Digital Age Turn to PyeongChang 2018 and Tokyo 2020 (NYSE:ATO) - September 21 at 4:31 PM logoTechnical Roundup on Gas Utilities Stocks -- National Grid, Atmos Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas, and Avangrid - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ATO) - 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) - 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) - September 15 at 3:40 PM logoATO Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average (NYSE:ATO) - September 13 at 3:41 PM logoATO Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:ATO) - September 12 at 3:36 PM
News IconAtmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) From The Analysts Point of View (NYSE:ATO) - September 9 at 3:37 PM logoAtmos Energy Sued by Texas Victims of 2015 Natural Gas Explosion - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:ATO) - August 31 at 3:37 PM logoAtmos Energy Sued by Texas Victims of 2015 Natural Gas Explosion (NYSE:ATO) - 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) - August 23 at 3:39 PM logoAtmos Energy Corporation Common (NYSE:ATO) Trading Up – Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing (NYSE:ATO) - August 22 at 8:44 PM logoAtmos Energy Corporation Common (NYSE:ATO) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing - Finance Daily (NYSE:ATO) - August 22 at 3:41 PM logoATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION : ex-dividend day (NYSE:ATO) - August 17 at 9:05 PM logoATO Crosses Critical Technical Indicator (NYSE:ATO) - August 15 at 4:26 PM logoNorges Bank Significantly Raises Its Position in Atmos Energy Corporation Common (ATO) Stock Last Quarter - Finance Daily (NYSE:ATO) - August 12 at 3:49 PM


Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE:ATO) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 10/28/2016 by Staff