Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 22, 2013

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Atmos Energy Corporation ( ATO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 22, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 09, 2013. 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 $41.66, the dividend yield is 3.36%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ATO was $41.66, representing a -8.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.55 and a 26.47% increase over the 52 week low of $32.94.

ATO is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ). ATO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.66. Zacks Investment Research reports ATO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.19%, compared to an industry average of 14.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ATO Dividend History page.



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