ATO:NYE-Atmos Energy Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Gas | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 119.16

Change

+0.58 (+0.49)%

Market Cap

USD 16.71B

Volume

0.37M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 123.43 (+3.58%)

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


ATO Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Atmos Energy Corporation stock forecasts from 6 analysts, the average analyst target price for Atmos Energy Corporation is USD 123.43 over the next 12 months. Atmos Energy Corporation’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Atmos Energy Corporation is Neutral, which is based on 8 positive signals and 8 negative signals. At the last closing, Atmos Energy Corporation’s stock price was USD 119.16. Atmos Energy Corporation’s stock price has changed by +3.57% over the past week, +15.33% over the past month and +25.43% over the last year.

About Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO:NYE)

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 through two segments, Distribution, and Pipeline and Storage. The Distribution segment is involved in ...Read More

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ETFs Containing ATO

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FDIV First Trust Strategic Inc.. 0.00 % 0.87 %

N/A

USD0.07B
RYU Invesco S&P 500® Equal W.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.76 (+0.65%)

USD0.39B
TPYP Tortoise North American P.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

+0.12 (+0.46%)

USD0.54B
UTES Virtus Reaves Utilities E.. 0.00 % 0.49 %

+0.32 (+0.67%)

USD0.04B
ECLN First Trust EIP Carbon Im.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

+0.18 (+0.68%)

USD0.03B

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 13.73% 80% B- 90% A-
Dividend Return 2.65% 33% F 52% F
Total Return 16.39% 73% C 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 27.61% 87% B+ 93% A
Dividend Return 2.98% 15% F 51% F
Total Return 30.58% 87% B+ 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 34.31% 90% A- 71% C-
Dividend Return 13.32% 30% F 55% F
Total Return 47.63% 90% A- 72% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.48% 88% B+ 62% D-
Dividend Return 2.40% 21% F 55% F
Total Return 8.88% 81% B- 62% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 13.46% 81% B- 73% C
Risk Adjusted Return 65.93% 94% A 89% B+
Market Capitalization 16.71B 100% A+ 89% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 21.18 40% F 34% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.77 55% F 44% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 17.09 33% F 22% F
EV/EBITDA 16.79 9% F 19% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.94% 40% F 47% F
Return on Invested Capital 3.44% 7% F 43% F
Return on Assets 2.78% 40% F 54% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 61.16% 92% A- 52% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.50% 14% F 40% F
Short Ratio 7.83 8% F 11% F
Short Percent 5.87% 23% F 38% F
Beta 0.55 53% F 82% 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 risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

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:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

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 return on equity

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

Poor capital utilization

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

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets 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