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NYSE:ATO

Atmos Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

$115.15
+3.05 (+2.72%)
(As of 07/1/2022 05:43 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$111.97
$115.40
50-Day Range
$103.51
$117.70
52-Week Range
$85.80
$122.96
Volume
799,984 shs
Average Volume
765,321 shs
Market Capitalization
$16.01 billion
P/E Ratio
21.40
Dividend Yield
2.36%
Price Target
$121.13

Atmos Energy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.2% Upside
$121.13 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
5.01% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-9.39
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.81mentions of Atmos Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.25%
From $5.52 to $5.92 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

1.90 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

41st out of 123 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

8th out of 14 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 three million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2021, it owned 71,921 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 to the pipeline industry, including parking arrangements, lending, and inventory sales. As of September 30, 2021, it owned 5,699 miles of gas transmission lines. Atmos Energy Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Natural gas distribution
Sub-Industry
Gas Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
04956010
Employees
4,684
Year Founded
1906

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/04/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/6 Dividend
5/20/2022
Dividend Payable
6/06/2022
Today
7/03/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$121.13
High Stock Price Forecast
$133.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$107.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.625
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$665.56 million
Pretax Margin
20.96%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.41 billion
Cash Flow
$8.85 per share
Book Value
$60.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
137,764,000
Market Cap
$16.01 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.48

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Atmos Energy Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Atmos Energy stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" Atmos Energy stock.
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What is Atmos Energy's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Atmos Energy's shares. Their ATO stock forecasts range from $107.00 to $133.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's stock price to reach $121.13 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% from the stock's current price.
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How has Atmos Energy's stock price performed in 2022?

Atmos Energy's stock was trading at $104.77 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, ATO stock has increased by 9.9% and is now trading at $115.15.
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Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,330,000 shares, an increase of 23.1% from the May 15th total of 4,330,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,010,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.3 days.
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When is Atmos Energy's next earnings date?

Atmos Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 3rd 2022.
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How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 4th. The utilities provider reported $2.37 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $2.39 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.39 billion. Atmos Energy had a net margin of 18.91% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.80%. Atmos Energy's quarterly revenue was up 25.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.30 EPS.
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How often does Atmos Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.68 per share on Monday, June 6th. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.36%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 20th.
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Is Atmos Energy a good dividend stock?

Atmos Energy(NYSE:ATO) pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.36%. Atmos Energy has been increasing its dividend for 38 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Atmos Energy is 50.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Atmos Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.95% next year. This indicates that Atmos Energy 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.50-$5.60 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $5.50. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are Atmos Energy's key executives?

Atmos Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John Kevin Akers, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59, Pay $1.81M)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Forsythe, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.02M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Karen E. Hartsfield, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52, Pay $891.19k)
  • Mr. John Matt Robbins, Sr. VP of HR (Age 52, Pay $679.51k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Knights, Sr. VP of Technical & Operating Services
  • Mr. Richard J. Gius, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 65)
  • Mr. Daniel M. Meziere, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer (Age 61)
  • Ms. Liz C. Beauchamp, VP of Gov.al & Public Affairs
  • Mr. John S. McDill, Sr. VP of Utility Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jeff D. Martinez, Pres of Atmos Pipeline - Texas

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

70 employees have rated Atmos Energy CEO Kim R. Cocklin on Glassdoor.com. Kim R. Cocklin has an approval rating of 91% among Atmos Energy'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."

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 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 $115.15.

How much money does Atmos Energy make?

Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) has a market capitalization of $16.01 billion and generates $3.41 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $665.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.38 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Atmos Energy have?

Atmos Energy employs 4,684 workers across the globe.

When was Atmos Energy founded?

Atmos Energy was founded in 1906.

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 Atmos Energy 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 7/3/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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