Atmos Energy Corp NYSE:ATO
Barrons.com met with Ryan Kelley and Skip Aylesworth, portfolio managers of the Hennessy Gas Utility Fund (GASFX) that regular readers will remember from their Q&A on energy stocks that actually made money during the downturn. Kelley and Aylesworth say that there are two main themes in the natural gas industry that investors should be paying attention to: M&A and dividend increases. M&A has risen dramatically in recent years, with local distribution companies (LDCs) that deliver gas the last mile, so to speak, to consumers being a major target.
Categories: Yahoo FinanceGet free summary analysis Our analysis is based on comparing Atmos Energy Corp. with the following peers – WGL Holdings, Inc., National Fuel Gas Company, NiSource Inc, ONE Gas, Inc., Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Spire Inc., Vectren Corporation, ONEOK, Inc., RGC Resources, Inc. and Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. (WGL-US, NFG-US, NI-US, OGS-US, CPK-US, SR-US, VVC-US, ... Read more (Read more...)