SEC Form 4
FORM 4 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
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
MEREDITH THOMAS C

(Last) (First) (Middle)
5430 LBJ FREEWAY
1800 III LINCOLN CENTRE

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75240

(City) (State) (Zip)
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)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/13/2013
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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 12/12/2012 G V 84 (1) D $0 5,516.139 D
Common Stock 12/13/2012 G V 308 (2) D $0 5,208.139 D
Common Stock 12/14/2012 G V 188 D $0 5,020.139 D
Common Stock 03/13/2013 S 4,000 D $41.16 (3) 1,020.139 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 (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 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 (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (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: 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
Phantom Stock Units (4) 03/15/2013 A 3,000 (5) (5) Common Stock 3,000 $0 42,431.33 (6) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This amount represents three gifts of 28 shares each gifted on December 13, 2012.
2. This amount represents two gifts, one of 28 shares and one of 280 shares, both amounts gifted on December 13, 2012.
3. The range of prices for these transactions is $41.15 to $41.16. Atmos Energy Corporation will provide, upon request by the Commission staff, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
4. Each unit of phantom stock is equivalent to one share of the Company's common stock.
5. The phantom stock units were granted under the 1998 Long-Term Incentive Plan and are to be settled upon the reporting person's termination of service on the Company's Board.
6. Includes 1,563.09 phantom stock units resulting from a dividend reinvestment feature of the Plan which were allocated to reporting person's account since March 9, 2012.
/s/Suzanne Johnson by POA 03/15/2013
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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