ATO:NYE-Atmos Energy Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Gas | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 96.52

Change

+0.33 (+0.34)%

Market Cap

USD 12.11B

Volume

0.82M

Average Target Price

USD 101.39 (+5.04%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the regulated natural gas distribution, and pipeline and storage businesses in the United States. It operates in two segments, Distribution, and Pipeline and Storage. The Distribution segment is involved in the regulated natural gas distribution and related sales operations in eight states. This segment distributes natural gas to approximately three million residential, commercial, public authority, and industrial customers. As of September 30, 2020, it owned 71,558 miles of underground distribution and transmission mains. The Pipeline and Storage segment engages in the 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. As of September 30, 2020, it owned 5,684 miles of gas transmission lines. Atmos Energy Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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ETFs Containing ATO

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
PUI Invesco DWA Utilities Mom.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.29 (-0.90%)

USD0.06B
RYU Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.98 (-0.96%)

USD0.24B
TPYP Tortoise North American P.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.23 (+1.29%)

USD0.28B
UTES Virtus Reaves Utilities E.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

-0.39 (-0.95%)

USD0.03B
VBR Vanguard Small-Cap Value .. 0.00 % 0.07 %

+1.03 (+0.76%)

USD28.27B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities-Regulated Gas)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -13.71% 71% C- 27% F
Dividend Return 2.10% 23% F 50% F
Total Return -11.61% 71% C- 26% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -9.59% 57% F 29% F
Dividend Return 2.20% 23% F 47% F
Total Return -7.39% 64% D 28% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 55.05% 82% B- 74% C
Dividend Return 16.10% 27% F 54% F
Total Return 71.16% 82% B- 75% C
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.42% N/A N/A 81% B-
Dividend Return 2.34% N/A N/A 58% F
Total Return 13.75% N/A N/A 82% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.14% N/A N/A 74% C
Risk Adjusted Return 150.51% N/A N/A 98% A+
Market Capitalization 12.11B 93% A 85% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities-Regulated Gas)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 19.67 57% F 43% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.79 73% C 45% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.67 29% F 35% F
EV/EBITDA 13.43 55% F 49% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.59% 71% C- 66% D
Return on Invested Capital 6.45% 43% F 55% F
Return on Assets 3.57% 79% C+ 69% D+
Debt to Equity Ratio 66.61% 92% A- 51% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.06 9% F 13% F
Short Percent 5.21% 9% F 46% F
Beta 0.29 50% F 87% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector