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: $24.01
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.39
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $22.89
  • 52-Week Range: $20.94 - $26.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.52
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.52
  • P/E Growth: 2.23
  • Market Cap: $7.77B
  • Outstanding Shares: 322,737,000
  • Beta: 0.29
  • Net Margins: 6.87%
  • Return on Equity: 8.76%
  • Return on Assets: 1.90%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.60%
  • Current Ratio: 0.47%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.29%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for NiSource (NYSE:NI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: $24.47 (1.91% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/9/2017GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
12/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$23.00View Rating Details
12/14/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
11/30/2016US Capital AdvisorsUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
11/2/2016Evercore ISIUpgradeSell -> HoldView Rating Details
10/13/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldView Rating Details
9/12/2016KeyCorpSet Price TargetBuy$27.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$25.00View Rating Details
8/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHold$26.00View Rating Details
7/11/2016ArgusReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/18/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$21.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017Q416$0.34$0.33$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.07$0.06$850.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $1.16 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.23 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$0.33$0.35$0.34
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:$0.70
Dividend Yield:2.92%
Dividend Growth:-13.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:76.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
60.34% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
56.91% (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: 83.27%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/9/2017Michael E JesanisDirectorBuy12,000$22.53$270,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Pablo VegasEVPBuy21,541$21.75$468,516.75View SEC Filing  
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)


Latest Headlines for NiSource (NYSE:NI)
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What is NiSource's stock symbol?

NiSource trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NI."

How often does NiSource pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for NiSource?

NiSource declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Friday, February 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.175 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 8th. This is a positive change from NiSource's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.

Where is NiSource's stock going? Where will NiSource's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for NiSource's shares. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate NiSource's share price to reach $24.47 in the next twelve months.

When will NiSource announce their earnings?

NiSource is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

Who owns NiSource stock?

NiSource's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.13%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.69%), Janus Capital Management LLC (1.33%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.62%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.60%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.53%). Company insiders that own NiSource stock include Carl W Levander, Deborah S Parker, Michael E Jesanis, Pablo Vegas, Robert Dale Campbell and Teresa M Smith.

Who sold NiSource stock? Who is selling NiSource stock?

NiSource's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, Aviva PLC, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Credit Agricole S A, Cantab Capital Partners LLP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Martingale Asset Management L P and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold NiSource stock in the last year include Carl W Levander, Robert Dale Campbell and Teresa M Smith.

Who bought NiSource stock? Who is buying NiSource stock?

NiSource's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Luminus Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Energy Income Partners LLC, Blackstart Capital LP and Janus Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought NiSource stock in the last two years include Michael E Jesanis and Pablo Vegas.

How do I buy NiSource stock?

Shares of NiSource can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of NiSource stock cost?

One share of NiSource stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.01.

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Last Updated on 2/26/2017 by Staff