Sec Form 4 Filing - COMPTON KELLY H @ ATMOS ENERGY CORP - 2021-03-05

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
COMPTON KELLY H
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ATMOS ENERGY CORP [ ATO]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
PO BOX 650205
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
03/05/2021
(Street)
DALLAS, TX75265-0205
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/06/2021M 1,375 A $ 90.79 1,375 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 03/05/2021A 1,652 ( 2 )( 3 ) Common Stock 1,652 $ 90.79 3,027 D
Restricted Stock Unit ( 1 ) 03/06/2021M 1,375 ( 4 )( 4 ) Common Stock 1,375 $ 0 1,652 D
Phantom Stock Units ( 5 ) ( 6 )( 6 ) Common Stock 8,055.6159 8,055.6159 ( 7 ) D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
COMPTON KELLY H
PO BOX 650205
DALLAS, TX75265-0205
X
Signatures
/s/Suzanne Johnson by POA03/09/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Each restricted stock unit is equivalent to one share of the Company's common stock.
( 2 )The restricted stock units were granted under the 1998 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and will vest one year from date of grant.
( 3 )The restricted stock units will vest and be delivered to the reporting person one year from date of grant.
( 4 )The restricted stock units vested and were delivered to the reporting person one year from date of grant.
( 5 )Each unit of phantom stock is equivalent to one share of the Company's common stock.
( 6 )The phantom stock units were granted under the Plan and are to be settled upon the reporting person's termination of service on the Company's Board.
( 7 )Includes 191.81 phantom stock units resulting from a dividend reinvestment feature of the Plan which were allocated to reporting person's account since March 9, 2020.

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