Atmos Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 21, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.37 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 08, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ATO stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 4th quarter that ATO has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $50.56, the dividend yield is 2.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATO was $50.56,
representing a -5.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.47 and
a 28.91% increase over the 52 week low of $39.22.
ATO is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Cheniere Energy, Inc. (
) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. (
). ATO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.86. Zacks Investment Research reports ATO's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 12.91%, compared to an
industry average of 10.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to ATO through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ATO as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of
5.33% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of ATO at 1.55%.