Shares of Atmos Energy Corp.
rallied 1.89% to $93.94 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Atmos Energy Corp. closed $11.05 short of its 52-week high ($104.99), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as ONEOK Inc.
rose 2.02% to $64.55, CenterPoint Energy Inc.
rose 2.59% to $26.57, and NiSource Inc.
rose 0.85% to $24.90. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 729,878.