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NYSE:ATO - Atmos Energy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$107.05
+0.54 (+0.51 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 07:41 AM ET)
Today's Range
$105.96
Now: $107.05
$107.21
50-Day Range
$105.44
MA: $108.49
$113.30
52-Week Range
$87.88
Now: $107.05
$115.19
Volume720,238 shs
Average Volume764,759 shs
Market Capitalization$12.78 billion
P/E Ratio24.61
Dividend Yield2.16%
Beta0.13
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 through Distribution, and Pipeline and Storage segments. The Distribution segment is involved in the regulated natural gas distribution and related sales operations in eight states. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP04956010
Phone972-934-9227

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.90 billion
Cash Flow$7.76 per share
Book Value$48.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$511.41 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,776
Market Cap$12.78 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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, November 6th. Investors of record on Monday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of $0.575 per share on Monday, December 9th. This represents a $2.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 22nd. This is an increase from Atmos Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.53. View Atmos Energy's Dividend History.

How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $443.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $582.98 million. Atmos Energy had a return on equity of 9.19% and a net margin of 17.62%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.41 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 Tuesday, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy.

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

Atmos Energy updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.58-4.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.62.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

9 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Atmos Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's stock price to reach $116.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Atmos Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Atmos Energy?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Atmos Energy.

Has Atmos Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ATO stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a media sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Atmos Energy.

Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,170,000 shares, an increase of 20.2% from the October 31st total of 3,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 716,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.8 days. Currently, 3.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Atmos Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Atmos Energy's key competitors?

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 AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Chevron (CVX), Altria Group (MO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), Home Depot (HD) and Costco Wholesale (COST).

Who are Atmos Energy's key executives?

Atmos Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kim R. Cocklin, Exec. Chairman (Age 68)
  • Mr. Michael E. Haefner, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Forsythe, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Mr. John Kevin Akers, Exec. VP of Safety & Enterprise Services (Age 56)
  • Mr. David J. Park, Sr. VP of Utility Operations (Age 48)

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (7.02%), Maple Brown Abbott Ltd (1.08%), Sfmg LLC (1.00%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.78%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.77%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.71%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include David J Park, Nancy K Quinn and Richard W Douglas. 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 Barclays PLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Scout Investments Inc., State Street Corp, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc. and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 Millennium Management LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Atmos Energy's stock price today?

One share of ATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $107.05.

How big of a company is Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $12.78 billion and generates $2.90 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $511.41 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.35 on an earnings per share basis. Atmos Energy employs 4,776 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Atmos Energy.

What is Atmos Energy's official website?

The official website for Atmos Energy is http://www.atmosenergy.com/.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Atmos Energy (NYSE ATO)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  387 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  375 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  762
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 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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