NEW YORK (
) -- The ex-dividend date for
Atmos Energy Corporation
) is tomorrow, February 23, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 34 cents per share. At a price of $33.87 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4%.
The average volume for Atmos Energy has been 417,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atmos Energy has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the
industry. Shares are up 9.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.
Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the distribution, transmission, and storage of natural gas in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 17, equal to the average utilities industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.2.
TheStreet Ratings rates Atmos Energy as buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full