Atlas Energy, L.P. ( ATLS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ATLS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.52% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $45.35, the dividend yield is 4.32%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ATLS was $45.35, representing a -18.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.89 and a 18.5% increase over the 52 week low of $38.27.
ATLS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). ATLS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.5. Zacks Investment Research reports ATLS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 426.67%, compared to an industry average of 16.2%.
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