ATO Atmos Energy

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  • ATO
  • Price as of: Dec 02, 06:40 PM EST
  • $71.47
  • +$1.31
  • +1.9%
  • Industry
  • Gas utilities
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ATO Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.52% Utilities Average 2.68%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.80 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    50.8% EPS $3.54
  • Dividend Growth
    33 yrs Since 1983
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Metric ATO Rank ATO Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

ATO Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
4.7% 6.0% 33 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

ATO Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5900 2015 6.0%
$1.5000 2014 5.6%
Historical Dividend Data

ATO Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4500 2016-11-09 2016-11-23 2016-11-28 2016-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2016-08-03 2016-08-18 2016-08-22 2016-09-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2016-05-04 2016-05-19 2016-05-23 2016-06-06 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2016-02-02 2016-02-18 2016-02-22 2016-03-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4200 2015-11-04 2015-11-19 2015-11-23 2015-12-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2015-08-05 2015-08-20 2015-08-24 2015-09-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2015-05-06 2015-05-21 2015-05-26 2015-06-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2015-02-03 2015-02-19 2015-02-23 2015-03-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2014-11-05 2014-11-20 2014-11-24 2014-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2014-08-06 2014-08-21 2014-08-25 2014-09-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2014-05-07 2014-05-22 2014-05-27 2014-06-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2014-02-04 2014-02-20 2014-02-24 2014-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2013-11-06 2013-11-21 2013-11-25 2013-12-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2013-08-06 2013-08-22 2013-08-26 2013-09-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2013-05-01 2013-05-16 2013-05-20 2013-06-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2013-02-06 2013-02-28 2013-03-04 2013-03-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2012-11-07 2012-11-21 2012-11-26 2012-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2012-08-08 2012-08-23 2012-08-27 2012-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2012-05-02 2012-05-23 2012-05-25 2012-06-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2012-02-07 2012-02-23 2012-02-27 2012-03-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3450 2011-11-09 2011-11-22 2011-11-25 2011-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2011-08-03 2011-08-23 2011-08-25 2011-09-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2011-05-04 2011-05-23 2011-05-25 2011-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2011-02-08 2011-02-23 2011-02-25 2011-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2010-11-03 2010-11-23 2010-11-26 2010-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2010-08-04 2010-08-23 2010-08-25 2010-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2010-05-05 2010-05-21 2010-05-25 2010-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2010-02-02 2010-02-23 2010-02-25 2010-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2009-11-10 2009-11-23 2009-11-25 2009-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2009-08-04 2009-08-21 2009-08-25 2009-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2009-05-05 2009-05-21 2009-05-26 2009-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2009-02-03 2009-02-23 2009-02-25 2009-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2008-11-11 2008-11-21 2008-11-25 2008-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3250 2008-08-05 2008-08-21 2008-08-25 2008-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3250 2008-04-30 2008-05-22 2008-05-27 2008-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3250 2008-02-05 2008-02-21 2008-02-25 2008-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3250 2007-11-07 2007-11-21 2007-11-26 2007-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2007-08-02 2007-08-23 2007-08-27 2007-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2007-05-02 2007-05-23 2007-05-25 2007-06-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2007-02-06 2007-02-22 2007-02-26 2007-03-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2006-11-07 2006-11-22 2006-11-27 2006-12-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3150 2006-08-09 2006-08-23 2006-08-25 2006-09-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3150 2006-05-10 2006-05-23 2006-05-25 2006-06-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3150 2006-02-07 2006-02-23 2006-02-27 2006-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3150 2005-11-08 2005-11-22 2005-11-25 2005-12-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2005-08-08 2005-08-23 2005-08-25 2005-09-12 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2005-05-09 2005-05-23 2005-05-25 2005-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2005-02-08 2005-02-23 2005-02-25 2005-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2004-11-09 2004-11-22 2004-11-24 2004-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2004-08-10 2004-08-23 2004-08-25 2004-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2004-05-11 2004-05-21 2004-05-25 2004-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2004-02-10 2004-02-23 2004-02-25 2004-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2003-11-11 2003-11-21 2003-11-25 2003-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2003-08-13 2003-08-21 2003-08-25 2003-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2003-05-13 2003-05-22 2003-05-27 2003-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2003-02-11 2003-02-21 2003-02-25 2003-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2002-11-13 2002-11-21 2002-11-25 2002-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2002-08-14 2002-08-22 2002-08-26 2002-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2002-05-15 2002-05-23 2002-05-28 2002-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2002-02-13 2002-02-21 2002-02-25 2002-03-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2950 2001-11-07 2001-11-21 2001-11-26 2001-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2001-08-08 2001-08-22 2001-08-24 2001-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2001-05-09 2001-05-23 2001-05-25 2001-06-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2001-02-14 2001-02-22 2001-02-26 2001-03-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2000-11-08 2000-11-20 2000-11-22 2000-12-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2000-08-09 2000-08-23 2000-08-25 2000-09-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2000-05-10 2000-05-23 2000-05-25 2000-06-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2850 2000-02-08 2000-02-23 2000-02-25 2000-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2850 1999-11-10 1999-11-22 1999-11-24 1999-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1999-08-11 1999-08-23 1999-08-25 1999-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1999-05-12 1999-05-21 1999-05-25 1999-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1999-02-10 1999-02-23 1999-02-25 1999-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1998-11-11 1998-11-23 1998-11-25 1998-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1998-08-12 1998-08-21 1998-08-25 1998-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1998-05-13 1998-05-21 1998-05-26 1998-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1998-02-10 1998-02-23 1998-02-25 1998-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2650 1997-11-12 1997-11-21 1997-11-25 1997-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2550 1997-08-13 1997-08-21 1997-08-25 1997-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1997-05-14 1997-05-22 1997-05-27 1997-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1997-02-12 1997-02-21 1997-02-25 1997-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2500 1996-11-04 1996-11-21 1996-11-25 1996-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1996-08-14 1996-08-22 1996-08-26 1996-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1996-05-08 1996-05-23 1996-05-28 1996-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1996-02-14 1996-02-22 1996-02-26 1996-03-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 1995-11-08 1995-11-22 1995-11-27 1995-12-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1995-08-09 1995-08-23 1995-08-25 1995-09-11 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1995-05-10 1995-05-19 1995-05-25 1995-06-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1995-02-08 1995-02-21 1995-02-27 1995-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1994-11-09 1994-11-18 1994-11-25 1994-12-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1994-08-10 1994-08-19 1994-08-25 1994-09-12 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1994-05-11 1994-05-19 1994-05-25 1994-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1994-04-16 1994-05-17 1994-05-04 1994-05-16 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2200 1994-02-09 1994-02-18 1994-02-25 1994-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1993-11-10 1993-11-18 1993-11-24 1993-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2133 1993-08-11 1993-08-19 1993-08-25 1993-09-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2133 1993-05-05 1993-05-19 1993-05-25 1993-06-10 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2133 1993-02-10 1993-02-19 1993-02-25 1993-03-10 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Sector: Utilities
Industry: Gas Utilities

Atmos Energy Corp. (ATO) - gas utility play was up $.69 this week.

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  • Atmos Energy Posts Rise in Net Income (ATO)

    Atmos Energy (ATO) reported its fiscal Q3 earnings after the bell on Tuesday, and posted an increase in EPS from last year's same period. The Dallas-based energy company posted consolidated net income, excluding net unrealized margins and a gain on sale, at $39.4 million, or 42 cents per diluted share. Last year, the company had fiscal Q3 net income of $29.3 million, or 32 cents per diluted share. Analysts were expecting the company to post EPS of 37 cents for the most recent quarter. Kim Cocklin, president and CEO of Atmos Energy had the following to say about the company's earnings and outlook: “Executing our strategic capital investment plan has strengthened our natural gas infrastructure and has grown rate base and earnings. The predictable and stable results from our core regulated operations continue as the primary driver of our earnings. For fiscal 2013, we remain on track to meet our previously announced earnings guidance of between $2.45 and $2.55 per diluted share." Shares of Atmos Energy (ATO) were down 34 cents, or .77%, by the end of Tuesday's trading. The company's stock is up over 24% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Atmos Energy (ATO) have a dividend yield of 3.17% based on Tuesday's closing price of $44.10 and the company's annualized payout of $1.40. Atmos Energy (ATO)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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