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

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$94.34 +0.16 (+0.17 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$94.34
Today's Range$94.01 - $94.85
52-Week Range$76.46 - $94.85
Volume302,894 shs
Average Volume521,114 shs
Market Capitalization$10.15 billion
P/E Ratio26.21
Dividend Yield2.09%
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 Ratio0.31
Quick Ratio0.22


Trailing P/E Ratio26.21
Forward P/E Ratio23.70
P/E Growth3.53

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.76 billion
Price / Sales3.80
Cash Flow$6.8462 per share
Price / Cash13.78
Book Value$36.76 per share
Price / Book2.57


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.60
Net Income$396.42 million
Net MarginsN/A
Return on Equity9.69%
Return on Assets3.87%


Outstanding Shares111,200,000
Market Cap$10.15 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, August 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 27th will be given a dividend of $0.485 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $1.94 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 24th. View Atmos Energy's Dividend History.

How were Atmos Energy's earnings last quarter?

Atmos Energy Co. (NYSE:ATO) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 8th. The utilities provider reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $562.25 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $622.30 million. Atmos Energy's revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.67 EPS. 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 Monday, November, 12th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Atmos Energy.

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

Atmos Energy updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 8th. 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?

8 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Atmos Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $77.00 to $99.00. On average, they anticipate Atmos Energy's stock price to reach $90.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.4%. View Analyst Price Targets for Atmos Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Atmos Energy?

8 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 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Atmos Energy.

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 coverage about ATO stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Atmos Energy earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.63 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Atmos Energy.

Who are Atmos Energy's major shareholders?

Atmos Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.88%), American Century Companies Inc. (2.56%), FMR LLC (1.90%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.72%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%) and Sfmg LLC (0.98%). Company insiders that own Atmos Energy stock include Louis P Gregory, Nancy K Quinn, Richard A Sampson, Richard W Douglas 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 Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, FMR LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, American Century Companies Inc., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC and Renaissance Technologies LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, Natixis, Sei Investments Co., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Legal & General Group Plc and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. 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 $94.34.

How big of a company is Atmos Energy?

Atmos Energy has a market capitalization of $10.15 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:  305 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  306 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  611
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 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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