Atmos Energy Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:ATO)

About Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)

Atmos Energy Corporation logoAtmos Energy Corporation is a fully-regulated, natural-gas-only distributor engaged primarily in the regulated natural gas distribution and pipeline businesses, as well as other nonregulated natural gas businesses. It operates through three segments: regulated distribution segment, which includes its regulated distribution and related sales operations; regulated pipeline segment, which includes pipeline and storage operations of its Atmos Pipeline-Texas Division, and nonregulated segment, which includes its nonregulated natural gas management, nonregulated natural gas transmission, storage and other services. Its nonregulated businesses provide natural gas management, transportation and storage services to local gas distribution companies, including certain of its natural gas distribution divisions and industrial customers in the Midwest and Southeast. It also manages its natural gas pipeline and storage assets, including its intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Natural Gas Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:ATO
  • CUSIP: 04956010
  • Web: www.atmosenergy.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $8.96 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,065,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $86.12
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $84.16
  • 52 Week Range: $68.51 - $89.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.45
  • P/E Growth: 3.16
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.53
  • Book Value: $33.32 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.59
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.80
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $1.04 billion
  • Return on Equity: 10.59%
  • Return on Assets: 3.80%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.79%
  • Current Ratio: 0.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.51%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 317,617 shs.
  • Beta: 0.38
  • Short Ratio: 2.08
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)

What is Atmos Energy Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Atmos Energy Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, August 21st will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Tuesday, September 5th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 17th. View Atmos Energy Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Atmos Energy Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.01. The firm earned $526.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $596.52 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.64 earnings per share. View Atmos Energy Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Atmos Energy Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Atmos Energy Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy Corporation.

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

Atmos Energy Corporation updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.59-3.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.60.

Where is Atmos Energy Corporation's stock going? Where will Atmos Energy Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Atmos Energy Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $97.00. On average, they anticipate Atmos Energy Corporation's share price to reach $86.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Atmos Energy Corporation.

Who are some of Atmos Energy Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Atmos Energy Corporation's key executives?

Atmos Energy Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert W. Best, Director
  • Michael E. Haefner, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director
  • Kim R. Cocklin, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Christopher T. Forsythe, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Karen E. Hartsfield, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • J. Matt Robbins, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Kevin Akers, Senior Vice President - Safety and Enterprise Services
  • David J. Park, Senior Vice President - Utility Operations
  • Richard M. Thomas, Vice President, Controller
  • Richard K. Gordon, Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Atmos Energy Corporation stock?

Shares of Atmos Energy Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Atmos Energy Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Atmos Energy Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $86.22.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE ATO)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  145 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  293
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $86.40 (0.21% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Price Target History for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Analysts' Ratings History for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetOverweight$91.00 -> $94.00N/AView Rating Details
9/1/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutral$67.00 -> $77.00LowView Rating Details
8/23/2017ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$92.00 -> $97.00LowView Rating Details
8/6/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetSell$84.00LowView Rating Details
11/18/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$58.00 -> $81.00N/AView Rating Details
3/30/2016BB&T CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
3/18/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$72.00N/AView Rating Details
2/6/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuy$68.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
2/3/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Earnings by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE ATO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/8/2017$0.34N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q3 2017$0.66$0.67$596.52 million$526.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q2 2017$1.42$1.52$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q117$1.04$1.08$973.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2016Q416$0.32$0.40$685.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q316$0.59$0.67$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$1.31$1.36$2.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q115$0.87$0.91$1.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q414$0.19$0.24$737.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q314$0.45$0.45$933.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q214$1.27$1.37$1.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q214$0.86$0.88$880.45 million$1.26 billionViewN/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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20171$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Most Recent Dividend:9/5/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.80
Dividend Yield:2.09%
Dividend Growth:6.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:48.13% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
49.72% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
46.88% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:34 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE ATO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/2/2017quarterly$0.452.06%8/17/20178/21/20179/5/2017
5/3/2017quarterly$0.452.21%5/18/20175/22/20176/5/2017
2/7/2017quarterly$0.452.38%2/23/20172/27/20173/13/2017
11/9/2016quarterly$0.452.55%11/23/201611/28/201612/12/2016
8/3/2016quarterly$0.422.13%8/18/20168/22/20169/6/2016
5/4/2016quarterly$0.422.28%5/19/20165/23/20166/6/2016
2/2/2016quarterly$0.422.41%2/18/20162/22/20163/7/2016
11/4/2015quarterly$0.422.69%11/19/201511/23/201512/7/2015
8/5/2015quarterly$0.392.84%8/20/20158/24/20159/8/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.392.92%5/21/20155/26/20156/8/2015
2/3/2015quarterly$0.392.72%2/19/20152/23/20153/9/2015
11/5/2014quarterly$0.392.88%11/20/201411/24/201412/8/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.373.11%8/21/20148/25/20149/8/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.372.93%5/22/20145/27/20146/9/2014
2/4/2014quarterly$0.373.2%2/20/20142/24/20143/10/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.373.3%11/21/201311/25/201312/9/2013
8/6/2013quarterly$0.353.16%8/22/20138/26/20139/9/2013
5/1/2013quarterly$0.353.16%5/16/20135/20/20136/3/2013
2/6/2013quarterly$0.353.71%2/28/20133/4/20133/18/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.57%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.05%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/15/2017Richard A SampsonDirectorBuy1,500$88.12$132,180.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Louis P GregorySVPSell10,000$74.08$740,800.00View SEC Filing  
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
Latest Headlines for Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ATO) : October 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 5:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Price Target Raised to $94.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 11:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ATO-US : October 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : October 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Names Jennifer Hills as Vice President, Investor Relations
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation to Host Fiscal 2017 Year End Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 5:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Inflow Detected - VBR, CDW, ATO, SPR
www.nasdaq.com - October 9 at 5:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 4:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Outflow Detected - VBR, CDW, ATO, SPR
www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOwn Natural Gas Stocks For Dividends, M&A
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 6:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. : ATO-US: Dividend Analysis : August 21st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 4:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$594.61 Million in Sales Expected for Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ATO-US : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : September 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 10:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Analysis: Questar (STR) vs. Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) and Spire (SR) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 6:24 PM
streetinsider.com logoAtmos Energy (ATO) PT Raised to $77 at Goldman Sachs - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - September 1 at 9:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Review: Spire (SR) vs. Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 6:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Given Neutral Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 12:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : August 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 9:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corp. :ATO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 4:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Contrast: Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) versus Spire (SR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 12:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Price Target Increased to $97.00 by Analysts at Argus
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 7:10 PM
nasdaq.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 5:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) vs. Piedmont Natural Gas (PNY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 2:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRichard A. Sampson Purchases 1,500 Shares of Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 4:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Atmos Energy Corp.
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 2:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Atmos Energy Corp. : August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 8:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPiedmont Natural Gas (PNY) vs. Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Promotes Karen E. Hartsfield to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 10:02 PM
nasdaq.com logoVanguard Small-Cap Value ETF Experiences Big Inflow - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 7 at 4:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSeaport Global Securities Brokers Raise Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:09 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAtmos Energy's (ATO) CEO Kim Cocklin on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 5 at 8:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 6:14 PM
streetinsider.com logoAtmos Energy (ATO) Declares $0.45 Quarterly Dividend; 2% Yield - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - August 4 at 3:33 AM
rttnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corp Earnings Drop 1% In Q3
www.rttnews.com - August 3 at 10:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ATO earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 10:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Atmos Energy Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos beats 3Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.45
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 3:26 PM
businesswire.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Names Haefner as President and Chief Executive Officer; Cocklin Named Executive Chairman - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 3 at 3:10 AM
businesswire.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Reports Earnings for Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter and Nine Months; Tightens Fiscal 2017 ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 3 at 3:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Reports Earnings for Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter and Nine Months; Tightens Fiscal 2017 Guidance
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 10:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation Names Haefner as President and Chief Executive Officer; Cocklin Named Executive Chairman
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 10:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 9:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAtmos Energy President/COO Haefner to become CEO, succeeding Cocklin
seekingalpha.com - August 2 at 5:41 PM
nasdaq.com logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Atmos Energy (ATO) - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 1 at 11:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Atmos Energy (ATO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 4:18 PM

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