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ATO Atmos Energy dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Atmos Energy's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.68 per share was made to shareholders on record before Aug 19, 2022. The payout stands at $2.72 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 2.67%.

Key dates

  • ATO last dividend date: Aug 19, 2022
  • ATO next dividend date: Not announced
ATO dividend stats
DPS
$2.72
Dividend yield
2.58%
Payout ratio
49.6%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.36%
Payout ratio
63.5%

Dividend yield

What is Atmos Energy current dividend yield

Atmos Energy's dividend yield of 2.67% is lower than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 3.36%, Atmos Energy's dividend yield is 21% lower. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 2.3% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is ATO dividend payout history and dates

Atmos Energy has been paying dividends for the last 27 years. According to our data ATO has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 9% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 15% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 5%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 19, 2022 Sep 6, 2022 Aug 3, 2022 $0.68 normal
May 20, 2022 Jun 6, 2022 May 4, 2022 $0.68 normal
Feb 17, 2022 Mar 7, 2022 Feb 8, 2022 $0.68 normal
Nov 26, 2021 Dec 13, 2021 Nov 10, 2021 $0.68 normal
Aug 20, 2021 Sep 7, 2021 Aug 4, 2021 $0.625 normal
May 21, 2021 Jun 7, 2021 May 5, 2021 $0.625 normal
Feb 19, 2021 Mar 8, 2021 Feb 2, 2021 $0.625 normal
Nov 27, 2020 Dec 14, 2020 Nov 11, 2020 $0.625 normal
Aug 21, 2020 Sep 8, 2020 Aug 5, 2020 $0.575 normal
May 22, 2020 Jun 8, 2020 May 6, 2020 $0.575 normal
Feb 21, 2020 Mar 9, 2020 Feb 4, 2020 $0.575 normal
Nov 22, 2019 Dec 9, 2019 Nov 6, 2019 $0.575 normal
Aug 23, 2019 Sep 9, 2019 Aug 7, 2019 $0.525 normal
May 24, 2019 Jun 10, 2019 May 7, 2019 $0.525 normal
Feb 22, 2019 Mar 11, 2019 Feb 5, 2019 $0.525 normal
Nov 23, 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Nov 7, 2018 $0.525 normal
Aug 24, 2018 Sep 10, 2018 Aug 8, 2018 $0.485 normal
May 18, 2018 Jun 4, 2018 May 2, 2018 $0.485 normal
Feb 23, 2018 Mar 12, 2018 Feb 6, 2018 $0.485 normal
Nov 24, 2017 Dec 11, 2017 Nov 8, 2017 $0.485 normal
Aug 17, 2017 Sep 5, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 $0.45 normal
May 18, 2017 Jun 5, 2017 May 3, 2017 $0.45 normal
Feb 23, 2017 Mar 13, 2017 Feb 7, 2017 $0.45 normal
Nov 23, 2016 Dec 12, 2016 Nov 9, 2016 $0.45 normal
Aug 18, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $0.42 normal
May 19, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 May 4, 2016 $0.42 normal
Feb 18, 2016 Mar 7, 2016 Feb 2, 2016 $0.42 normal
Nov 19, 2015 Dec 7, 2015 Nov 4, 2015 $0.42 normal
Aug 20, 2015 Sep 8, 2015 Aug 5, 2015 $0.39 normal

Atmos Energy dividend payout ratio

What is Atmos Energy dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Atmos Energy's payout ratio of 49.6% is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 63.5%, Atmos Energy's payout ratio is 22% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

ATO dividend vs peer dividends

How does ATO dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
OKE Oneok Inc 7.01% $3.74 105.9%
RGCO Rgc Resources Inc 3.66% $0.77 N/A
NI Nisource Inc 3.51% $0.93 55.4%
OGS ONE Gas Inc 3.34% $2.44 62.2%
NFG National Fuel Gas Co 2.93% $1.86 34.4%
ATO Atmos Energy Corp 2.58% $2.72 49.6%
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc 2.37% $0.69 27.8%
CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corp 1.71% $2.03 40.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does Atmos Energy pay a dividend?

Yes, Atmos Energy has been paying dividends for the last 27 years.

When is Atmos Energy's next dividend?

ATO hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in November 2022.

When was ATO's last dividend?

Atmos Energy's last regular dividend was on Aug 19, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.68 per share.

How much dividend does Atmos Energy pay (per share)?

ATO's annualized dividend per share is $2.72.

What is Atmos Energy's dividend yield?

Atmos Energy's current dividend yield is 2.67%.

How often does Atmos Energy pay dividends?

Atmos Energy pays four dividends per year.

What is Atmos Energy's dividend payout ratio?

Atmos Energy's dividend payout ratio is 49.6%.

Does Atmos Energy pay a good dividend?

Atmos Energy's dividend yield is less than the Utilities sector average.