ATMOS ENERGY CORP (ATO)       120.2  +1.56 (+1.31%)

120.2  +1.56 (+1.31%)

US0495601058 - Common Stock - After market: 120 -0.2 (-0.17%)


Fundamental Rating

5

Overall ATO gets a fundamental rating of 5 out of 10. We evaluated ATO against 22 industry peers in the Gas Utilities industry. Both the profitability and the financial health of ATO get a neutral evaluation. Nothing too spectacular is happening here. While showing a medium growth rate, ATO is valued expensive at the moment.




Profitability

Profitability Rating

6

ATO has a Return On Assets of 4.61%. This is better than the industry average of 2.19%.
ATO's Return On Equity of 10.87% is amongst the best of the industry. ATO does better than the industry average Return On Equity of 7.83%.

ATO has a Profit Margin of 19.63%. This is amongst the best returns in the industry. The industry average is 9.14%. ATO outperforms 95% of its industry peers.
ATO has a Piotroski-F score of 5.00. This indicates an average health and profitability for ATO.
VS Industry

ROA (4.61%) VS Industry: 80% outperformed.

-3.47
7.78

ROE (10.87%) VS Industry: 68% outperformed.

4.19
27.21

Profit Margin (19.63%) VS Industry: 95% outperformed.

-16.46
25.89

Valuation

Valuation Rating

1

With a Price/Earnings Ratio of 21.24, ATO is valued on the expensive side.
With a Forward Price/Earnings Ratio of 19.98, ATO is valued rather expensively.
With a price book ratio of 1.80, ATO is valued correctly.
Compared to an average industry price book ratio of 1.57, ATO is valued in line with its industry peers.

ATO's Price/Earning Ratio is slightly more expensive than the industry average, which is at 19.82.
The high PEG Ratio, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates ATO does not grow enough to justify the current Price/Earnings ratio.
Compared to an average industry Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio of 11.10, ATO is valued more expensive than its industry peers. 95% of the companies listed in the same industry are valued cheaper.
VS Industry

Price/Earnings (21.24) VS Industry: 26% outperformed.

40.66
3.33

Price/Book (1.8) VS Industry: 44% outperformed.

4.13
0.18

Enterprise Value/ EBITDA (14.21) VS Industry: 5% outperformed.

21.52
3.12

Growth

Growth Rating

4

ATO shows a strong growth in Revenue. In the last year, the Revenue has grown by 53.03%.
ATO shows a small growth in Earnings Per Share. In the last year, the EPS has grown by 9.69%.
Measured over the past 5 years, ATO shows a small growth in Earnings Per Share. The EPS has been growing by 9.41% on average per year.
ATO is expected to show a small growth in Earnings Per Share. In the coming 5 years, the EPS will grow by 6.97% yearly.

ATO shows a small growth in Revenue. Measured over the last 5 years, the Revenue has been growing by 8.77% yearly.
Based on estimates for the next 5 years, ATO will show a small growth in Revenue. The Revenue will grow by 5.22% on average per year.
The EPS growth is decreasing: in the next 5 years the growth will be less than in the last years.
When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming 5 years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

PastFuture
5Y3Y1Y1Y2Y3Y5Y
EPS9.41% 9% 9.69% 6.29% 7.01% 6.81% 6.97%
Revenue8.77% 13.13% 53.03% 9.72% 8.17% 6.44% 5.22%

Health

Health Rating

5

ATO is better placed than average in its industry to meet its short term obligations. Its Current Ratio is much better than the industry average of 0.64.
The Debt to Equity ratio of ATO is way better than the industry averages. ATO has a better rating than 88% of its industry peers.
ATO is in better financial health than average in its industry. Its Altman-Z score is much better than the industry average of 0.91.
ATO has a Current Ratio comparable to the industry average, which is at 0.85.

ATO has a Piotroski-F score of 5.00. This indicates an average health and profitability for ATO.
A Current Ratio of 0.85 indicates that ATO may have some problems paying its short term obligations.
ATO has a Quick Ratio of 0.85. This is a bad value and indicates that ATO is not financially healthy enough and could expect problems in meeting its short term obligations.
ATO has an Altman-Z score of 1.37. This is a bad value and indicates that ATO is not financially healthy and even has some risk of bankruptcy.
VS Industry

Debt/Equity (0.61) VS Industry: 88% outperformed.

1.76
0.15

Quick Ratio (0.74) VS Industry: 65% outperformed.

0.24
5.53

Current Ratio (0.85) VS Industry: 50% outperformed.

0.24
5.53

Altman-Z (1.37) VS Industry: 78% outperformed.

0.41
2.31

Dividend

Dividend Rating

5

The dividend of ATO is nicely growing with an annual growth rate of 9.01%!
36.72% of the earnings are spent on dividend by ATO. This is a low number and sustainable payout ratio.
ATO has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
ATO has a Yearly Dividend Yield of 2.57%.

Compared to an average S&P500 Dividend Yield of 2.47, ATO has a dividend comparable with the average S&P500 company.
Compared to an average industry Dividend Yield of 3.71, ATO's dividend is way lower than its industry peers. On top of this 95% of the companies listed in the same industry pay a better dividend than ATO!
ATO's earnings are growing slower than its dividend. This means the dividend growth is not sustainable.
VS Industry

Dividend Yield (2.57%) VS Industry: 5% outperformed.

1.83
8.18
ATO Daily chart

ATMOS ENERGY CORP120.2

NYSE:ATO (11/30/2022, 7:20:26 PM)+1.56 (+1.31%)

After market: 120 -0.2 (-0.17%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS Sector Utilities
GICS IndustryGroup Utilities
GICS Industry Gas Utilities
Earnings (Last) 11-09 2022-11-09/amc Earnings (Next) 02-06 2023-02-06
Ins Owners 0.32% Inst Owners 91.05%
Market Cap 16.94B Analysts 74.67
Valuation
PE 21.24 Fwd PE 19.98
PEG (NY) 3.37 PEG (5Y) 2.26
P/S 3.25 P/B 1.8
EV/EBITDA 14.21
Dividend
Dividend Yield 2.57% Dividend Growth 9.01%
DP 36.72% Ex-Date 11-25 2022-11-25 (0.74)
Growth
EPS 1Y 9.69% EPS 3Y 9%
EPS 5Y 9.41% EPS growth Q2Q 37.84%
EPS Next Y 6.29% EPS Next 2Y 7.01%
EPS Next 3Y 6.81% EPS Next 5Y 6.97%
Revenue growth 1Y 53.03% Revenue growth 3Y 13.13%
Revenue growth 5Y 8.77% Revenue growth Q2Q 27.14%
Revenue Next Year 9.72% Revenue Next 2Y 8.17%
Revenue Next 3Y 6.44% Revenue Next 5Y 5.22%
Health
Current Ratio 0.85 Quick Ratio 0.74
Altman-Z 1.37 F-Score 5
Debt/Equity 0.61 WACC 6.58%
ROIC/WACC 0.87
Profitability
ROA 4.61% ROE 10.87%
ROICexgc 5.73% ROIC 5.49%
PM 19.63% OM 22.95%
Asset Turnover 0.23

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