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

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$91.44 -0.29 (-0.32 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 05:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$91.44
Today's Range$90.55 - $91.79
52-Week Range$76.46 - $93.56
Volume265,460 shs
Average Volume399,202 shs
Market Capitalization$10.16 billion
P/E Ratio22.97
Dividend Yield2.12%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities


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


Trailing P/E Ratio22.97
Forward P/E Ratio22.86
P/E Growth3.27

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.76 billion
Price / Sales3.68
Cash Flow$6.6213 per share
Price / Cash13.81
Book Value$36.76 per share
Price / Book2.49


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
Market Cap$10,155.78

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 paid a dividend of $0.485 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $1.94 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $1.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $1.22 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.11 billion. The firm's revenue was up 23.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $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, 8th 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 estimate of $3.97.

What price target have analysts set for ATO?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Atmos Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $99.00. On average, they expect Atmos Energy's share price to reach $88.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.9%. View Analyst Ratings 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, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

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)

Has Atmos Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about ATO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.94 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.73%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.51%), Whittier Trust Co. (0.08%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.08%), Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.07%) and Billeaud Capital Management Inc. (0.07%). 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 Hennessy Advisors Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Bank of Montreal Can, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Billeaud Capital Management Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY and Capital One National Association. 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 Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, First National Bank of Omaha, Whittier Trust Co., Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc. and IFM Investors Pty 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 $91.44.

How big of a company is Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $10.19 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 (NYSE ATO)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  293 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  593
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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