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

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$98.20 -1.14 (-1.15 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 04:33 AM ET)
Previous Close$99.34
Today's Range$97.51 - $100.76
52-Week Range$76.46 - $100.76
Volume579,700 shs
Average Volume493,501 shs
Market Capitalization$11.03 billion
P/E Ratio24.55
Dividend Yield1.96%
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 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
Current SymbolNYSE:ATO
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.52
Current Ratio0.25
Quick Ratio0.16


Trailing P/E Ratio24.55
Forward P/E Ratio23.00
P/E Growth3.56

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.12 billion
Price / Sales3.51
Cash Flow$7.1836 per share
Price / Cash13.67
Book Value$42.90 per share
Price / Book2.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.00
Net Income$603.06 million
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity9.44%
Return on Assets3.86%


Outstanding Shares111,350,000
Market Cap$11.03 billion

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, November 7th. Investors of record on Monday, November 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.525 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $2.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.14%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 23rd. This is a positive change from Atmos Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.49. View Atmos Energy's Dividend History.

How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $444.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $613.41 million. Atmos Energy's quarterly revenue was down 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.34 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 Tuesday, February 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy.

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

Atmos Energy issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.20-4.35 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.24.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

7 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Atmos Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $88.00 to $103.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's stock price to reach $94.2857 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Atmos Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Atmos Energy?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 5 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?

Press coverage about ATO stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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. John Kevin Akers, Sr. VP of Safety & Enterprise Services (Age 55)
  • Mr. David J. Park, Sr. VP of Utility Operations (Age 47)

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.14%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.53%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.88%), FMR LLC (1.80%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (1.31%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include Louis P Gregory, Nancy K Quinn, Richard A Sampson 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 Luminus Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , FMR LLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Credit Suisse AG, Morgan Stanley and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Atmos Energy company stock in the last year include Nancy K Quinn and Richard W Douglas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Atmos Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Unigestion Holding SA, Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and FIL Ltd. 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 $98.20.

How big of a company is Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $11.03 billion and generates $3.12 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $603.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.00 on an earnings per share basis. Atmos Energy employs 4,564 workers across the globe.

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 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:  323 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  323 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  646
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 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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