US0495601058 - Common Stock

We assign a fundamental rating of **5** out of 10 to **ATO**. **ATO** was compared to 13 industry peers in the **Gas Utilities** industry. **ATO** scores excellent on profitability, but there are some minor concerns on its financial health. While showing a medium growth rate, **ATO** is valued expensive at the moment.

In the past year **ATO** was profitable.

In the past year **ATO** had a positive cash flow from operations.

In the past 5 years **ATO** has always been profitable.

Of the past 5 years **ATO** 4 years had a positive operating cash flow.

With a decent **Return On Assets** value of **4.16%**, **ATO** is doing good in the industry, outperforming **76.92%** of the companies in the same industry.

Looking at the **Return On Equity**, with a value of **8.60%**, **ATO** is in the better half of the industry, outperforming **69.23%** of the companies in the same industry.

The last **Return On Invested Capital** (**4.98%**) for **ATO** is above the 3 year average (**4.64%**), which is a sign of increasing profitability.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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ROA | 4.16% | ||

ROE | 8.6% | ||

ROIC | 4.98% |

ROA(3y)3.6%

ROA(5y)3.71%

ROE(3y)8.26%

ROE(5y)8.5%

ROIC(3y)4.64%

ROIC(5y)4.86%

With an excellent **Profit Margin** value of **24.63%**, **ATO** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **100.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

With an excellent **Operating Margin** value of **31.40%**, **ATO** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **84.62%** of the companies in the same industry.

In the last couple of years the **Operating Margin** of **ATO** has remained more or less at the same level.

With an excellent **Gross Margin** value of **75.07%**, **ATO** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **84.62%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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OM | 31.4% | ||

PM (TTM) | 24.63% | ||

GM | 75.07% |

OM growth 3Y-5.11%

OM growth 5Y1.46%

PM growth 3Y-0.94%

PM growth 5Y1.38%

GM growth 3Y-4.85%

GM growth 5Y1.1%

The number of shares outstanding for **ATO** has been increased compared to 1 year ago.

Compared to 1 year ago, **ATO** has an improved debt to assets ratio.

With an excellent **Altman-Z score** value of **1.49**, **ATO** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **100.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

A Debt/Equity ratio of **0.65** indicates that **ATO** is somewhat dependend on debt financing.

Looking at the **Debt to Equity ratio**, with a value of **0.65**, **ATO** belongs to the top of the industry, outperforming **92.31%** of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Debt/Equity | 0.65 | ||

Debt/FCF | N/A | ||

Altman-Z | 1.49 |

ROIC/WACC0.7

WACC7.11%

A Current Ratio of **1.36** indicates that **ATO** should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

With an excellent **Current ratio** value of **1.36**, **ATO** belongs to the best of the industry, outperforming **100.00%** of the companies in the same industry.

A Quick Ratio of **1.22** indicates that **ATO** should not have too much problems paying its short term obligations.

The **Quick ratio** of **ATO** (**1.22**) is better than **100.00%** of its industry peers.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Current Ratio | 1.36 | ||

Quick Ratio | 1.22 |

The **Earnings Per Share** has grown by an nice **14.60%** over the past year.

Measured over the past years, **ATO** shows a quite strong growth in **Earnings Per Share**. The EPS has been growing by **8.80%** on average per year.

Looking at the last year, **ATO** shows a very negative growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue has decreased by **-11.13%** in the last year.

EPS 1Y (TTM)14.6%

EPS 3Y8.95%

EPS 5Y8.8%

EPS Q2Q%14.92%

Revenue 1Y (TTM)-11.13%

Revenue growth 3Y14.86%

Revenue growth 5Y6.53%

Sales Q2Q%6.9%

The **Earnings Per Share** is expected to grow by **7.58%** on average over the next years.

Based on estimates for the next years, **ATO** will show a small growth in **Revenue**. The Revenue will grow by **6.05%** on average per year.

EPS Next Y11.52%

EPS Next 2Y7.84%

EPS Next 3Y7.66%

EPS Next 5Y7.58%

Revenue Next Year0.73%

Revenue Next 2Y4.74%

Revenue Next 3Y5.63%

Revenue Next 5Y6.05%

When comparing the EPS growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is stable.

When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is stable.

The **Price/Earnings** ratio is **18.34**, which indicates a rather expensive current valuation of **ATO**.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Earnings** ratio of **29.19**, **ATO** is valued a bit cheaper.

A **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **17.16** indicates a rather expensive valuation of **ATO**.

Compared to an average S&P500 **Price/Forward Earnings** ratio of **20.63**, **ATO** is valued at the same level.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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PE | 18.34 | ||

Fwd PE | 17.16 |

Based on the **Enterprise Value to EBITDA** ratio, **ATO** is valued a bit more expensive than 76.92% of the companies in the same industry.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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P/FCF | N/A | ||

EV/EBITDA | 13.33 |

The **PEG Ratio(NY)**, which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a correct valuation of the company.

PEG (NY)1.59

PEG (5Y)2.08

EPS Next 2Y7.84%

EPS Next 3Y7.66%

Compared to an average industry **Dividend Yield** of **4.48**, **ATO**'s dividend is way lower than its industry peers. On top of this 84.62% of the companies listed in the same industry pay a better dividend than **ATO**!

Compared to an average S&P500 **Dividend Yield** of **2.33**, **ATO** has a dividend comparable with the average S&P500 company.

Industry Rank | Sector Rank | ||
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Dividend Yield | 2.69% |

On average, the dividend of **ATO** grows each year by **8.50%**, which is quite nice.

Dividend Growth(5Y)8.5%

Div Incr Years33

Div Non Decr Years33

DP46.16%

EPS Next 2Y7.84%

EPS Next 3Y7.66%

**ATMOS ENERGY CORP**

NYSE:ATO (7/16/2024, 3:22:15 PM)

After market: 122.34 0 (0%)**122.34**

**+1.51 (+1.25%) **

Chartmill FA Rating

GICS SectorUtilities

GICS IndustryGroupUtilities

GICS IndustryGas Utilities

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Dividend Yield | 2.69% |

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PE | 18.34 | ||

Fwd PE | 17.16 | ||

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PEG (NY)1.59

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ROA | 4.16% | ||

ROE | 8.6% | ||

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OM | 31.4% | ||

PM (TTM) | 24.63% | ||

GM | 75.07% | ||

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Debt/Equity | 0.65 | ||

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Current Ratio | 1.36 | ||

Quick Ratio | 1.22 | ||

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