Shares of Atmos Energy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204989507/composite ATO +0.06% slumped 0.32% to $95.31 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.17% to 4,690.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.55% to 35,813.80. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Atmos Energy Corp. closed $9.68 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 Tuesday, as ONEOK Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205201756/composite OKE +1.56% rose 3.34% to $64.01, CenterPoint Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206368471/composite CNP +0.22% fell 0.04% to $26.61, and NiSource Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208795963/composite NI 0.00% rose 0.27% to $25.54. Trading volume (747,480) remained 59,583 below its 50-day average volume of 807,063.