NiSource Company Profile (NYSE:NI)

About NiSource

NiSource logoNiSource Inc. is an energy holding company. The Company is engaged in the distribution of natural gas. The Company operates through two business segments: Gas Distribution Operations and Electric Operations. The Gas Distribution Operations segment provides natural gas service and transportation for residential, commercial and industrial customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Indiana and Massachusetts. Its natural gas distribution operations operate approximately 59,000 miles of pipeline. The Electric Operations segment provides electric service in approximately 20 counties in the northern part of Indiana. The Company's principal subsidiaries include NiSource Gas Distribution Group, Inc., a natural gas distribution holding company, and NIPSCO, a gas and electric company. NIPSCO owns and operates approximately three coal-fired electric generating stations. NiSource Finance Corporation (NiSource Finance) is a consolidated finance subsidiary of the Company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: NI
  • CUSIP: 65473P10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $22.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.72
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $24.35
  • 52-Week Range: $18.60 - $26.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.49
  • P/E Growth: -1.66
  • Market Cap: $7.28B
  • Outstanding Shares: 322,185,000
  • Beta: 0.25
  • Net Margins: 6.18%
  • Return on Equity: 8.75%
  • Return on Assets: 1.93%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.54%
  • Current Ratio: 0.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.31%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NiSource (NYSE:NI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.89)
Consensus Price Target: $24.68 (9.15% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/13/2016Jefferies GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldView Rating Details
9/12/2016KeyCorpSet Price TargetBuy$27.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$25.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$26.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$18.08 -> $27.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIDowngradeHold -> Sell$23.75View Rating Details
3/18/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$21.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
3/10/2016US Capital AdvisorsDowngradeOverweight -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2014 forward)


Earnings History for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/2/2016Q216$0.07$0.08$967.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.59$0.60$1.78 billion$1.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.30$0.31$788.70 million$788.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.02$0.06$881.14 million$821.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.22$0.18$963.30 million$957.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.82$0.85$2.35 billion$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.52$0.51$1.65 billion$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.16$0.14$1.13 billion$1.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.24$0.25$1.25 billion$963.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.79$0.82$1.93 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.46$0.47$1.53 billion$1.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.17$0.18$1.07 billion$1.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.23$0.23$1.07 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.69$1.69 billion$1.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.42$0.44$1.43 billion$1.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2012Q312$0.05$0.05$1.04 billion$961.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.19$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.72$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.35$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011$0.09$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.16$0.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.72$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.34$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.16 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q2 20161$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q3 20163$0.06$0.08$0.07
Q4 20162$0.34$0.35$0.35
Q1 20171$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q2 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q3 20171$0.11$0.11$0.11
Q4 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
Annual Dividend:$0.66
Dividend Yield:2.92%
Dividend Growth:-4.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:80.49% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.68% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
56.90% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.32%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.30%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/31/2016Teresa M SmithVPSell1,200$23.75$28,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Carl W LevanderEVPSell6,000$22.39$134,340.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Robert Dale CampbellEVPSell30,000$21.55$646,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Deborah S ParkerDirectorSell3,429$46.28$158,694.12View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Marty R KittrellDirectorSell4,000$43.50$174,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Jon VeurinkCAOSell7,176$34.71$249,078.96View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Robert Dale CampbellVPSell7,000$35.03$245,210.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Carrie HightmanEVPSell14,125$35.51$501,578.75View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Glen KetteringCEOSell14,000$35.27$493,780.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Sigmund CorneliusDirectorBuy1,000$28.99$28,990.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Carrie HightmanEVPBuy12,299$29.30$360,360.70View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Jon VeurinkCAOSell6,097$30.65$186,873.05View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Marty R KittrellDirectorSell3,408$29.48$100,467.84View SEC Filing  
8/6/2012Glen L KetteringSVPBuy3,865$25.31$97,823.15View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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NiSource (NYSE:NI) Chart for Saturday, October, 22, 2016

Last Updated on 10/22/2016 by Staff