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Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$94.04 USD


+0.59 (0.63%)

Updated Oct 22, 2021 04:02 PM ET

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5Strong Sell3.32%

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C Value F Growth A Momentum D VGM

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Top 33% (83 out of 251)

Industry: Utility - Gas Distribution

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Company Summary

Founded in 1906, Atmos Energy Corporation, along with its subsidiaries, is engaged in regulated natural gas distribution and storage business. The company serves in excess of three million natural gas distribution customers in more than 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. The company operates more than 72,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines, as well as 5,700 miles of interstate pipelines.

The company manages its operation through the following reportable segments.

Distribution segment is ...

General Information

Atmos Energy Corporation


DALLAS, TX 75240

Phone: 972-934-9227

Fax: 972-855-3040


Email: NA

Industry Utility - Gas Distribution
Sector Utilities
Fiscal Year End September
Last Reported Quarter 9/30/2021
Next EPS Date 11/10/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.38
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 5.09
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 7.50
Next EPS Report Date 11/10/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 93.45
52 Week High 104.99
52 Week Low 84.59
Beta 0.45
20 Day Moving Average 852,332.50
Target Price Consensus 108.40


% Price Change
4 Week 6.04
12 Week -6.73
YTD -2.07
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 3.69
12 Week -9.41
YTD -19.16
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 130.79
Market Capitalization (millions) 12,222.40
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 5/17/1994
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.68%
Annual Dividend $2.50
Payout Ratio 0.47
Change in Payout Ratio -0.02
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 8/20/2021 / $0.63

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 17.20
Trailing 12 Months 17.57
PEG Ratio 2.29
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -1.27%
vs. Previous Quarter -66.09%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 22.83%
vs. Previous Quarter -54.09%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 1.57
Price/Cash Flow 11.28
Price / Sales 3.69
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 9.22
3/31/21 9.57
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 3.87
3/31/21 4.09
Current Ratio
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 1.05
3/31/21 1.86
Quick Ratio
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 0.96
3/31/21 1.80
Operating Margin
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 20.58
3/31/21 21.13
Net Margin
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 20.58
3/31/21 21.79
Pre-Tax Margin
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 25.44
3/31/21 26.60
Book Value
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 59.44
3/31/21 61.02
Inventory Turnover
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 18.02
3/31/21 17.67
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 0.92
3/31/21 0.94
Debt to Capital
9/30/21 NA
6/30/21 47.83
3/31/21 48.33