Shares of Atmos Energy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204989507/composite ATO +1.22% slipped 1.32% to $92.61 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.43% rising 0.34% to 4,704.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.65% falling 0.17% to 35,870.95. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Atmos Energy Corp. closed $12.38 short of its 52-week high ($104.99), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as ONEOK Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205201756/composite OKE +0.09% rose 0.08% to $63.55, CenterPoint Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206368471/composite CNP +1.79% fell 1.05% to $26.42, and NiSource Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208795963/composite NI +4.65% fell 0.67% to $25.12. Trading volume (793,912) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 767,695.