Atmos Energy (ATO) Trades at $83.84 After Triangle; NORTEC MINERALS CORPORATION ORDINARY SHA (NMNZF) SI Decreased By 53.55%

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NORTEC MINERALS CORPORATION ORDINARY SHA (OTCMKTS:NMNZF) had a decrease of 53.55% in short interest. NMNZF’s SI was 39,900 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 53.55% from 85,900 shares previously. With 12,700 avg volume, 3 days are for NORTEC MINERALS CORPORATION ORDINARY SHA (OTCMKTS:NMNZF)’s short sellers to cover NMNZF’s short positions. The SI to NORTEC MINERALS CORPORATION ORDINARY SHA’s float is 0.09%. It closed at $0.08 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) formed triangle with $79.65 target or 5.00% below today’s $83.84 share price. Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) has $9.30B valuation. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $83.84. About 368,392 shares traded. Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) has risen 3.51% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.04% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Atmos Energy (NYSE:ATO), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Atmos Energy has $97 highest and $63 lowest target. $81.75’s average target is -2.49% below currents $83.84 stock price. Atmos Energy had 19 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, February 8 with “Underweight”. The stock of Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, July 27. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 22 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, August 5. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, April 10 report. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, January 11 by Barclays Capital. Morgan Stanley downgraded Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) on Friday, March 18 to “Equal-Weight” rating. JP Morgan maintained Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) on Monday, January 4 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 23.

Analysts await Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $1.55 EPS, up 1.97% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.52 per share. ATO’s profit will be $171.99M for 13.52 P/E if the $1.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.40 actual EPS reported by Atmos Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.71% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.04, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 31 investors sold Atmos Energy Corporation shares while 109 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 78.37 million shares or 8.23% more from 72.41 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Commonwealth Fincl Corporation Pa holds 4,662 shares or 0.42% of its portfolio. Highstreet Asset Mngmt invested in 102 shares or 0% of the stock. Paloma Prtn owns 28,665 shares. Gsa Capital Partners Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 13,363 shares. 33,525 are held by Denver Inv Advsr Limited Liability. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 79,788 shares. Millennium Limited Liability Co reported 414,345 shares. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc holds 0.06% or 21,273 shares. Moreover, Vantage Inv Lc has 0.01% invested in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO). 927,341 were accumulated by Northern Tru Corp. Blackrock holds 9.99 million shares. Royal Bank Of Canada, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 277,275 shares. Moreover, Ameritas Invest Ptnrs has 0.2% invested in Atmos Energy Corporation (NYSE:ATO) for 50,263 shares. Ameriprise owns 309,631 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Alphaone Ser Ltd has 357 shares.

Nortec Minerals Corp. focuses on mineral exploration and development in Finland, Canada, and Ecuador. The company has market cap of $4.75 million. The firm explores for gold, platinum, palladium, lithium, copper, and nickel ores. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s properties consist of a 100% interest in the Tomboko permit, a 100% interest in the Diguifara Permit, and minority interests in the Badamako and the Kouroussa permits.

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