Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Shorted Shares Decreased By 5.64%

October 2, 2018 - By Peter Kolinski

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.28, from 1.01 in 2018Q1. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Atmos Energy Corporation shares while 106 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. 79.33 million shares or 1.30% more from 78.31 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
National Bank & Trust Of New York Mellon Corporation reported 1.39M shares. 2,300 were accumulated by Eagle Glob Ltd Liability Corporation. Everett Harris & Ca has 4,400 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Chevy Chase Holdings stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management reported 638 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ls Investment Ltd has invested 0.05% in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). Deutsche Bancorporation Ag, Germany-based fund reported 369,565 shares. The Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.05% in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). Natixis Advsrs Lp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 11,953 shares. Brookfield Asset Management holds 569,912 shares. Moreover, Blackrock Inc has 0.05% invested in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). Bath Savings Tru has 0.09% invested in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) for 4,300 shares. Stifel holds 0.01% or 37,270 shares. Ing Groep Nv stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). Td Asset Mngmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO).

Since August 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $3.44 million activity. $186,100 worth of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) shares were sold by QUINN NANCY K.

The stock of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) registered a decrease of 5.64% in short interest. ATO’s total short interest was 1.53M shares in October as published by FINRA. Its down 5.64% from 1.62M shares, reported previously. With 307,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their ATO’s short positions.

The stock increased 1.24% or $1.1459 during the last trading session, reaching $93.8959. About 150,579 shares traded. Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) has risen 7.92% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.70% the S&P500.

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution, transmission, and storage of natural gas in the United States. The company has market cap of $10.44 billion. It operates in three divisions: Regulated Distribution, Regulated Pipeline, and Nonregulated. It has a 17.19 P/E ratio. The Regulated Distribution segment is involved in regulated natural gas distribution and related sales operations.

Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Atmos Energy had 7 analyst reports since April 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, September 11 with “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, September 21. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight” on Wednesday, July 11. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, April 10 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, June 13. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Tuesday, June 12. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, July 16.

Another recent and important Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) news was published by Benzinga.com which published an article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For September 21, 2018” on September 21, 2018.

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