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NYSE:ATO

Atmos Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

$86.67
+2.06 (+2.43 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 02:15 PM ET)
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$85.59
Now: $86.67
$86.86
50-Day Range
$87.05
MA: $89.83
$93.69
52-Week Range
$77.92
Now: $86.67
$113.15
Volume18,975 shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.11 billion
P/E Ratio17.65
Dividend Yield2.95%
Beta0.3
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 in 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, 2020, it owned 71,558 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, 2020, it owned 5,684 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-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP04956010
Phone972-934-9227
Employees4,694
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.82 billion
Cash Flow$7.97 per share
Book Value$55.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income$601.44 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$11.11 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

3.02 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

1st out of 275 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

1st out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$86.67
+2.06 (+2.43 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 02:15 PM ET)
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Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Atmos Energy a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Atmos Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Atmos Energy stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Atmos Energy?

Wall Street analysts have given Atmos Energy a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Atmos Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,430,000 shares, a decline of 52.0% from the January 14th total of 5,060,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,040,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 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, May 5th 2021.
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How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) posted its earnings results on Monday, February, 1st. The utilities provider reported $1.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.58 by $0.13. The utilities provider earned $914.48 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $985.11 million. Atmos Energy had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.04% and a net margin of 21.32%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.47 earnings per share.
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How has Atmos Energy's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Atmos Energy's stock was trading at $102.85 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ATO stock has decreased by 16.0% and is now trading at $86.36.
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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 Tuesday, February 2nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.625 per share on Monday, March 8th. This represents a $2.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 19th.
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Is Atmos Energy a good dividend stock?

Atmos Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. Atmos Energy has been increasing its dividend for 34 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Atmos Energy is 52.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Atmos Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 46.38% 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 updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Monday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.90-5.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.04.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Atmos Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $99.00 to $116.00. On average, they anticipate Atmos Energy's share price to reach $109.42 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Atmos Energy's key executives?

Atmos Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John Kevin Akers, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58, Pay $1.69M)
  • Mr. Christopher T. Forsythe, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49, Pay $1M)
  • Ms. Karen E. Hartsfield, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51, Pay $851.31k)
  • Mr. David J. Park, Sr. VP of Utility Operations (Age 50, Pay $924.75k)
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Knights, Sr. VP of Technical & Operating Services
  • Mr. Richard J. Gius, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Daniel M. Meziere, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Liz C. Beauchamp, VP of Gov.al & Public Affairs
  • Mr. John M. Robbins, Sr. VP of HR (Age 51)
  • 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.

Who are some of Atmos Energy's key competitors?

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), The 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."

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.52%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (2.96%), Morgan Stanley (2.68%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.67%), Pendal Group Limited (1.39%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.18%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include David J Park, Frank H Yoho and Richard A Sampson.
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Which major investors are selling Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Morgan Stanley, National Pension Service, FIL Ltd, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Atmos Energy stock?

ATO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, ProShare Advisors LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Pendal Group Limited, and Coann Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Atmos Energy stock in the last two years include Frank H Yoho, and Richard A Sampson.
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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 $86.36.

How much money does Atmos Energy make?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $11.07 billion and generates $2.82 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $601.44 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.72 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Atmos Energy have?

Atmos Energy employs 4,694 workers across the globe.

What is Atmos Energy's official website?

The official website for Atmos Energy is www.atmosenergy.com.

Where are Atmos Energy's headquarters?

Atmos Energy is headquartered at THREE LINCOLN CENTRE SUITE 1800 5430 LBJ FREEWAY, DALLAS TX, 75240.

How can I contact Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy's mailing address is THREE LINCOLN CENTRE SUITE 1800 5430 LBJ FREEWAY, DALLAS TX, 75240. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 972-934-9227.


This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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