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NYSE:ATO

Atmos Energy - ATO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$115.95
+0.47 (+0.41%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$114.87
$116.58
50-Day Range
$108.87
$120.20
52-Week Range
$97.71
$122.96
Volume
575,622 shs
Average Volume
679,639 shs
Market Capitalization
$16.35 billion
P/E Ratio
20.49
Dividend Yield
2.56%
Price Target
$122.00

Atmos Energy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.2% Upside
$122.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.94% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-9.39
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.31mentions of Atmos Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$121,407 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.19%
From $5.98 to $6.41 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.41 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

32nd out of 84 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

5th out of 12 stocks


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About Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Stock

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 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 3.3 million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2022, it owned 73,243 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 customary to the pipeline industry, including parking arrangements, lending, and inventory sales. As of September 30, 2022, it owned 5,652 miles of gas transmission lines. Atmos Energy Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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ATO Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/12 Dividend
11/25/2022
Dividend Payable
12/12/2022
Today
1/27/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/07/2023
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
04956010
Employees
4,791
Year Founded
1906

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$122.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$132.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$113.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$774.40 million
Pretax Margin
20.28%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.20 billion
Cash Flow
$9.50 per share
Book Value
$67.33 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
140,311,000
Market Cap
$16.35 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.59

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Key Executives

  • Mr. John Kevin Akers (Age 60)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $2.32M
  • Mr. Christopher T. ForsytheMr. Christopher T. Forsythe (Age 51)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.18M
  • Ms. Karen E. Hartsfield (Age 53)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $1.03M
  • Mr. John Matt RobbinsMr. John Matt Robbins (Age 53)
    Sr. VP of HR
    Comp: $782.69k
  • Mr. John S. McDill (Age 58)
    Sr. Vice Presidnet of Utility Operations
    Comp: $971.94k
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Knights
    Sr. VP of Technical & Operating Services
  • Mr. Richard J. Gius (Age 66)
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Daniel M. Meziere (Age 62)
    VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Ms. Liz C. Beauchamp
    VP of Gov.al & Public Affairs
  • Mr. John A. Paris (Age 59)
    Pres of Mid-Tex Division













ATO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Atmos Energy stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" ATO shares.
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What is Atmos Energy's stock price forecast for 2023?

8 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Atmos Energy's shares. Their ATO share price forecasts range from $113.00 to $132.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $122.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have ATO shares performed in 2023?

Atmos Energy's stock was trading at $112.07 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, ATO shares have increased by 3.7% and is now trading at $116.24.
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Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy saw a decline in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,350,000 shares, a decline of 8.9% from the December 15th total of 8,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 912,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 8.1 days.
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When is Atmos Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 7th 2023.
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How can I listen to Atmos Energy's earnings call?

Atmos Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 9th. The utilities provider reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.06. The utilities provider had revenue of $722.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $659.68 million. Atmos Energy had a net margin of 18.43% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.61%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 27.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.37 earnings per share.

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

Atmos Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 9th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.74 per share on Monday, December 12th. This represents a $2.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 25th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.68.
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Is Atmos Energy a good dividend stock?

Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) pays an annual dividend of $2.96 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.56%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 39 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 52.30%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ATO will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.18% next year. This indicates that the company 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 updated its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Friday, December, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.90-$6.10 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $5.95. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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

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

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), 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pendal Group Ltd (0.85%), Sfmg LLC (0.83%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.16%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.16%), Ardevora Asset Management LLP (0.16%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.15%). Insiders that own company stock include Christopher T Forsythe, Frank H Yoho, J Matt Robbins, Richard A Sampson, Richard A Sampson and Richard M Thomas.
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How do I buy shares of Atmos Energy?

Shares of ATO stock 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 $116.24.

How much money does Atmos Energy make?

Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) has a market capitalization of $16.39 billion and generates $4.20 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $774.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.66 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Atmos Energy have?

The company employs 4,791 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy's mailing address is THREE LINCOLN CENTRE SUITE 1800 5430 LBJ FREEWAY, DALLAS TX, 75240. The official website for the company is www.atmosenergy.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (972) 934-9227, via email at investorrelations@atmosenergy.com, or via fax at 972-855-3040.

This page (NYSE:ATO) was last updated on 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff