NYSE:ATO - Atmos Energy Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$89.11 +0.26 (+0.29 %)
(As of 06/25/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$89.11
Today's Range$88.62 - $89.41
52-Week Range$76.46 - $93.56
Volume621,153 shs
Average Volume515,060 shs
Market Capitalization$9.90 billion
P/E Ratio24.75
Dividend Yield2.18%
Atmos Energy logoAtmos 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 regulated natural gas distribution, and related sales and storage operations. This segment distributes natural gas to approximately three million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2017, it owned 70,605 miles of underground distribution and transmission mains. The Pipeline and Storage segment engages in 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. It owns 5,682 miles of gas transmission lines. The company was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.55
Current Ratio0.46
Quick Ratio0.40


Trailing P/E Ratio24.75
Forward P/E Ratio22.39
P/E Growth3.2

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.76 billion
Price / Sales3.59
Cash Flow$6.6204 per share
Price / Cash13.46
Book Value$36.76 per share
Price / Book2.42


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.60
Net Income$396.42 million
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity10.16%
Return on Assets3.96%


Outstanding Shares111,070,000

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Investors of record on Monday, May 21st will be given a dividend of $0.485 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $1.94 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 18th. View Atmos Energy's Dividend History.

How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.57 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.54 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.11 billion. The firm's revenue was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.52 earnings per share. 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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy.

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

Atmos Energy issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.85-4.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.97.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

7 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Atmos Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $91.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's stock price to reach $85.8333 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Atmos Energy.

Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,506,369 shares, an increase of 45.7% from the May 15th total of 1,033,985 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 542,882 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's stock are short sold. View Atmos Energy's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Atmos Energy's key competitors?

Who are Atmos Energy's key executives?

Atmos Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kim R. Cocklin, Exec. Chairman (Age 67)
  • Mr. Michael E. Haefner, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Forsythe, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Richard M. Thomas, VP, Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Richard J. Gius, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 61)

Has Atmos Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about ATO stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.40 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.29%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.64%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.54%), Sfmg LLC (0.97%), Northern Trust Corp (0.84%) and SPF Beheer BV (0.79%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include Louis P Gregory, Richard A Sampson and Thomas C Meredith. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Atmos Energy.

Which major investors are selling Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Sei Investments Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Hennessy Advisors Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Swiss National Bank and Natixis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Atmos Energy.

Which major investors are buying Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., SPF Beheer BV, American Century Companies Inc., Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Atmos Energy's stock price today?

One share of ATO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.11.

How big of a company is Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $9.90 billion and generates $2.76 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $396.42 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.60 on an earnings per share basis. Atmos Energy employs 4,565 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Atmos Energy?

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

MarketBeat Community Rating for Atmos Energy (ATO)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  574
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 6/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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