Atmos Energy Corp.  (ATO) - Get Report is expected to report quarterly earnings of $1.69 a share on sales of $1.3 billion after the market closes on Tuesday, based on a FactSet survey of 7 analysts.

In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of $1.57 a share on sales of $1.2 billion.

The stock has risen 6.6% since the company last reported earnings on Feb. 5.

Quarterly estimates have risen 1.3 cent a share in the past month.

Atmos Energy is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 23 based on the 12-month estimates of 7 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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