Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO): Price and Financial Metrics

Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO): $110.85

0.79 (-0.71%)

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Industry: Utilities - Domestic




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ATO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $110.85 52-week high $125.28
Prev. close $111.64 52-week low $97.71
Day low $110.53 Volume 731,400
Day high $111.71 Avg. volume 822,071
50-day MA $117.35 Dividend yield 2.59%
200-day MA $115.64 Market Cap 16.46B

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  • Stability is the dimension where ATO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 56.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ATO is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ATO ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

ATO Stock Summary

  • ATMOS ENERGY CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.16% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of ATMOS ENERGY CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 8.73% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of ATMOS ENERGY CORP's share price is greater than that of only 0.14% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ATO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are OVV, TEF, VST, APLE, and CTRA.
  • Visit ATO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

ATO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Utilities stock, ATO's price/sales ratio is 85.71% higher, now standing at 3.9.
  • ATO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 10.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ATO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ATO 2023-09-14 3.9 1.6 20.6 22.1
ATO 2023-09-13 3.9 1.6 20.4 22.0
ATO 2023-09-12 3.8 1.6 20.2 21.8
ATO 2023-09-11 3.8 1.6 20.2 21.8
ATO 2023-09-08 3.8 1.6 20.2 21.8
ATO 2023-09-07 3.8 1.6 20.2 21.8

ATO Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 40.99%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -32.68%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 81.97%.
ATO's revenue has moved up $1,593,096,000 over the prior 70 months.

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
2022-12-31 4,672.885 1,104.66 797.049
2022-09-30 4,201.662 977.584 774.398
2022-06-30 4,047.418 1,003.532 751.475
2022-03-31 3,836.542 958.479 725.339
2021-12-31 3,505.796 -1,179.496 697.094
2021-09-30 3,407.49 -1,084.251 665.563

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 23.39% of graded US stocks.
  • ATO's asset turnover comes in at 0.188 -- ranking 70th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • SO, AEP, 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)

Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO) Company Bio

Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is one of the United States' largest natural-gas-only distributors, serving about three million natural gas distribution customers in over 1,400 communities in nine states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. (Source:Wikipedia)

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ATO Price Returns

1-mo -5.82%
3-mo -4.12%
6-mo 2.01%
1-year 1.94%
3-year 27.87%
5-year 33.52%
YTD 0.82%
2022 9.63%
2021 12.75%
2020 -12.73%
2019 23.14%
2018 10.39%

ATO Dividends

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