About Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Natural gas distribution
Trailing P/E Ratio24.11
Forward P/E Ratio21.81
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$2.76 billion
Price / Sales3.49
Cash Flow$6.6201 per share
Price / Cash13.11
Book Value$36.76 per share
Price / Book2.36
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.60
Net Income$396.42 million
Return on Equity10.16%
Return on Assets3.96%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 2nd. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.485 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $1.94 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.24%. 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.03. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.11 billion. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.52 EPS. View Atmos Energy's Earnings History.
When is Atmos Energy's next earnings date?
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 estimate of $3.97.
What price target have analysts set for ATO?
7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Atmos Energy's shares. 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 year. View Analyst Ratings for Atmos Energy.
Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?
Atmos Energy saw a increase in short interest in 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 trading volume, of 542,882 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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?
News coverage about ATO stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.12 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect 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 investors 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 institutional 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 institutional investors are buying Atmos Energy stock?
ATO stock was bought 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 $86.79.
How big of a company is Atmos Energy?
Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $9.64 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.
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