DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE: ATO) said today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend increase on the company’s common stock to $0.525 cents per share. The indicated annual dividend is $2.10, which represents an 8.2 percent increase over the Fiscal 2018 annual dividend of $1.94.
The dividend will be paid on December 10, 2018, to shareholders of record on November 26, 2018. This is the company’s 140th consecutive quarterly dividend.
Atmos Energy Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, is the country’s largest fully-regulated, natural-gas-only distributor, serving over three million natural gas distribution customers in over 1,400 communities in eight states from the Blue Ridge Mountains in the East to the Rocky Mountains in the West. Atmos Energy also manages company-owned natural gas pipeline and storage assets, including one of the largest intrastate natural gas pipeline systems in Texas. For more information, visit www.atmosenergy.com.