Atmos Energy Dividend yield

 Price  119.49
 Dividend  2.72
 Earnings  4.92
 Cash-flow  -8.02
 Book value  59.75
 Equity  54.07

Atmos Energy is part of Gas Water and Multiutilities business, which is part of Utilities industry. Atmos Energy is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Atmos Energy paid a total dividend of 367 million USD last year, for a market value of 16,131 millions (Market Cap 15,982 millions). Dividend per share of Atmos Energy is 2.72 USD, and his stock market price 119.49 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Atmos Energy has a dividend yield of 2.28%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Utilities industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Atmos Energy dividend yield with other Gas Water and Multiutilities companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Atmos Energy

Atmos Energy Dividend Payout

About the ability of Atmos Energy to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.72 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.28%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Atmos Energy payout on ernings is currently 55.28%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.25% and 54.88% respectively. Both figures show that Atmos Energy can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Atmos Energy is USD -8.02 per share, which is lower than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.72, so the company does not generate enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Atmos Energy, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Gas Water and Multiutilities sector companies.

Atmos Energy payout

Atmos Energy Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Atmos Energy Stock performance

Finally, last moth Atmos Energy showed a return of 8.80% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 2.24% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 20.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Gas Water and Multiutilities firms.

Atmos Energy stock and market return