ATO Atmos Energy

Atmos Energy Corporation is the nation's largest fully regulated, natural gas-only distributor of safe, clean, efficient and affordable energy. As part of its vision to be the safest provider of natural gas services, the company is modernizing its business and its infrastructure while continuing to invest in safety, innovation, environmental sustainability and its communities. An S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, Atmos Energy serves more than 3 million distribution customers in over 1,400 communities across eight states and manages proprietary pipeline and storage assets, including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas.

Company profile

John Akers
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ATO stock data



5 May 21
28 Jul 21
30 Sep 21
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Financial data from company earnings reports.

Cash burn rate (estimated) Burn method: Change in cash Burn method: Operating income/loss Burn method: FCF (opex + capex)
Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q Last Q Avg 4Q
Cash on hand (at last report) 865.31M 865.31M 865.31M 865.31M 865.31M 865.31M
Cash burn (monthly) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) (positive/no burn) 519.77M 83.17M
Cash used (since last report) n/a n/a n/a n/a 2.03B 325.22M
Cash remaining n/a n/a n/a n/a -1.17B 540.09M
Runway (months of cash) n/a n/a n/a n/a -2.2 6.5

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Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
1 Jul 21 Richard A Sampson Phantom Deferred Compensation Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 96.54 148.902 14.37K 450.152
1 Jul 21 Springer Stephen R Phantom Deferred Compensation Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 96.54 103.584 10K 1,162.471
1 Jul 21 Ware Richard Ii Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 96.54 181 17.47K 20,421.575
1 Jul 21 Grable Robert C Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 96.54 85 8.21K 9,830.263
4 May 21 Akers John K RSU Common Stock Grant Aquire A No No 103.49 14,290 1.48M 29,835

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

82.3% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 537 552 -2.7%
Opened positions 59 90 -34.4%
Closed positions 74 61 +21.3%
Increased positions 198 199 -0.5%
Reduced positions 186 172 +8.1%
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Current Prev Q Change
Total value 10.62B 10.31B +3.1%
Total shares 107.6M 108.04M -0.4%
Total puts 50.9K 42.9K +18.6%
Total calls 39.7K 19.5K +103.6%
Total put/call ratio 1.3 2.2 -41.7%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 15.39M $1.52B +3.1%
BLK Blackrock 13.21M $1.31B -0.4%
STT State Street 9.18M $907.74M +7.9%
American Century Companies 5.45M $538.96M +1.9%
Magellan Asset Management 3.88M $383.97M +2.4%
Pendal 2.51M $248.18M +43.2%
Geode Capital Management 2.27M $223.58M +5.0%
TROW T. Rowe Price 2.04M $201.84M -4.4%
Pictet Asset Management 1.89M $186.4M -13.3%
IVZ Invesco 1.86M $184.2M -16.0%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
MS Morgan Stanley 662.16K -2.77M -80.7%
Cooke & Bieler 1.7M +1.7M NEW
FMR 812.52K -1.42M -63.6%
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking 1.25M +1.11M +759.4%
Allianz Asset Management GmbH 3.94K -925.78K -99.6%
Pendal 2.51M +757.86K +43.2%
NFJ Investment 721.85K +721.85K NEW
STT State Street 9.18M +672.14K +7.9%
GQG Partners 537.91K +537.91K NEW
Vanguard 15.39M +469.68K +3.1%

Financial report summary

  • We are subject to federal, state and local regulations that affect our operations and financial results.
  • Some of our operations are subject to increased federal regulatory oversight that could affect our operations and financial results.
  • We may experience increased federal, state and local regulation of the safety of our operations.
  • Greenhouse gas emissions or other legislation or regulations intended to address climate change could increase our operating costs, adversely affecting our financial results, growth, cash flows and results of operations.
  • We may incur significant costs and liabilities resulting from pipeline integrity and other similar programs and related repairs.
  • Distributing, transporting and storing natural gas involve risks that may result in accidents and additional operating costs.
  • If contracted gas supplies, interstate pipeline and/or storage services are not available or delivered in a timely manner, our ability to meet our customers’ natural gas requirements may be impaired and our financial condition may be adversely affected.
  • Our operations are subject to increased competition.
  • Adverse weather conditions could affect our operations or financial results.
  • The operations and financial results of the Company could be adversely impacted as a result of climate change.
  • The inability to continue to hire, train and retain operational, technical and managerial personnel could adversely affect our results of operations.
  • Increased dependence on technology may hinder the Company’s business operations and adversely affect its financial condition and results of operations if such technologies fail.
  • Cyber-attacks or acts of cyber-terrorism could disrupt our business operations and information technology systems or result in the loss or exposure of confidential or sensitive customer, employee or Company information.
  • Natural disasters, terrorist activities or other significant events could adversely affect our operations or financial results.
  • Our growth in the future may be limited by the nature of our business, which requires extensive capital spending.
  • The Company is dependent on continued access to the credit and capital markets to execute our business strategy.
  • We are exposed to market risks that are beyond our control, which could adversely affect our financial results.
  • The concentration of our operations in the State of Texas exposes our operations and financial results to economic conditions, weather patterns and regulatory decisions in Texas.
  • A deterioration in economic conditions could adversely affect our customers and negatively impact our financial results.
  • Increased gas costs could adversely impact our customer base and customer collections and increase our level of indebtedness.
  • The costs of providing health care benefits, pension and postretirement health care benefits and related funding requirements may increase substantially.
  • The outbreak of COVID-19 and its impact on business and economic conditions could negatively affect our business, results of operations and financial condition.
Management Discussion
  • Atmos Energy strives to operate our businesses safely and reliably while delivering superior shareholder value. Our commitment to modernizing our natural gas distribution and transmission systems requires a significant level of capital spending. We have the ability to begin recovering a significant portion of these investments timely through rate designs and mechanisms that reduce or eliminate regulatory lag and separate the recovery of our approved rate from customer usage patterns. The execution of our capital spending program, the ability to recover these investments timely and our ability to access the capital markets to satisfy our financing needs are the primary drivers that affect our financial performance.
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