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Atmos Energy Corp. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Atmos Energy Corp. ATO, +1.77% 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 SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% 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. OKE, -0.02% rose 2.02% to $64.55, CenterPoint Energy Inc. CNP, +1.80% rose 2.59% to $26.57, and NiSource Inc. NI, +1.10% rose 0.85% to $24.90. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 729,878.

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