Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO): Price and Financial Metrics

Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO): $88.13

-0.62 (-0.70%)

POWR Rating

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  • ATO scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 42.51% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ATO is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • ATO's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 13.75% of US stocks).

ATO Stock Summary

  • ATO's went public 35.75 years ago, making it older than 92.67% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Atmos Energy Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 9.69% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Atmos Energy Corp's share price is greater than that of only 5.99% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Atmos Energy Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be VST, HNP, ZNH, ARLP, and APLE.
  • ATO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Atmos Energy Corp's official web site, go to

ATO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, ATO's price/sales ratio is 34.48% higher, now standing at 3.9.
  • ATO's price/sales ratio has moved up 3.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, ATO's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ATO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ATO 2021-09-01 3.9 1.7 18.8 21.2
ATO 2021-08-31 3.8 1.6 18.7 21.1
ATO 2021-08-30 3.8 1.6 18.7 21.1
ATO 2021-08-27 3.8 1.6 18.7 21.1
ATO 2021-08-26 3.8 1.6 18.5 21.0
ATO 2021-08-25 3.8 1.6 18.7 21.1

ATO Growth Metrics

  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 71.73%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 11.02%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 61.43%.
Over the past 70 months, ATO's revenue has gone down $828,116,000.

The table below shows ATO's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 3,314.02 -1,015.954 682.176
2021-03-31 3,201.462 -998.022 697.556
2020-12-31 2,860.054 1,022.623 640.448
2020-09-30 2,821.137 1,037.999 601.443
2020-06-30 2,789.906 1,055.327 594.516
2020-03-31 2,782.649 1,041.715 557.191

ATO's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ATO has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 24.69% of graded US stocks.
  • ATO's asset turnover comes in at 0.188 -- ranking 70th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • SO, RGCO, and ED are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ATO.

The table below shows ATO's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.188 0.708 0.043
2021-03-31 0.194 0.717 0.047
2020-12-31 0.186 0.773 0.048
2020-09-30 0.190 0.766 0.047
2020-06-30 0.195 0.765 0.049
2020-03-31 0.201 0.763 0.050

ATO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ATO, see our ATO price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $109.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.68 (Moderate Buy)

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ATO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $88.13 52-week high $104.99
Prev. close $88.75 52-week low $84.59
Day low $88.03 Volume 448,200
Day high $89.39 Avg. volume 829,531
50-day MA $97.33 Dividend yield 2.82%
200-day MA $96.25 Market Cap 11.53B

Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Company Bio

Atmos Energy engages in the distribution, transmission, and storage of natural gas in the Midwest and Southeast. The company was founded in 1906 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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Yahoo | September 20, 2021

Atmos commits $120K to Colorado, Kansas fire departments

In remembrance of 9/11, Atmos Energy is donating more than $120,000 to Colorado and Kansas fire departments for their essential work protecting public health, safety and community wellbeing, according to a company news release. Greeley Fire Department Chief Brian Kuznik said in the release the contribution will help enhance technology at Fire Station 6, which []

Greeley Tribune | September 16, 2021

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Yahoo | September 7, 2021

Why Is Atmos (ATO) Down 3% Since Last Earnings Report?

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Yahoo | September 3, 2021

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Yahoo | August 30, 2021

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ATO Price Returns

1-mo -10.18%
3-mo -10.35%
6-mo -8.21%
1-year -2.63%
3-year 0.46%
5-year 28.78%
YTD -5.84%
2020 -12.73%
2019 23.14%
2018 10.39%
2017 18.41%
2016 20.45%

ATO Dividends

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