NYSE:NI - NiSource Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $26.44 +0.16 (+0.61 %) (As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$26.28Today's Range$25.92 - $26.5152-Week Range$22.74 - $28.11Volume4.65 million shsAverage Volume3.15 million shsMarket Capitalization$9.78 billionP/E Ratio21.85Dividend Yield3.04%Beta0.28 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, operates as a regulated natural gas and electric utility company in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Gas Distribution Operations and Electric Operations. It provides natural gas service and transportation to residential, commercial, and industrial customers; generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and offers wholesale and transmission transaction services. The company serves approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 469,000 electricity customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Indiana, and Massachusetts. It also owns and operates three coal-fired electric generating stations with a net capability of 2,540 megawatts (MW), three gas-fired generating units with a net capability of 196 MW, and two hydroelectric generating plants with a net capability of 10 MW, as well as a combined cycle gas turbine plant with a net capability of 535 MW. The company was formerly known as NIPSCO Industries, Inc. and changed its name to NiSource Inc. in April 1999. NiSource Inc. was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electric & other services combined Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:NI Previous Symbol CUSIP65473P10 CIK1111711 Webwww.nisource.com Phone877-647-5990Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.52 Current Ratio0.40 Quick Ratio0.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.85 Forward P/E Ratio20.50 P/E Growth3.42 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$4.87 billion Price / Sales2.01 Cash Flow$2.8430 per share Price / Cash Flow9.30 Book Value$12.83 per share Price / Book2.06Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.21 Net Income$128.50 million Net Margins-1.82% Return on Equity9.30% Return on Assets2.13%Miscellaneous Employees8,175 Outstanding Shares369,744,000Market Cap$9.78 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable NiSource (NYSE:NI) Frequently Asked Questions 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, February 20th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 8th. This is a positive change from NiSource's previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. View NiSource's Dividend History. How were NiSource's earnings last quarter? NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 20th. The utilities provider reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $1.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.40 billion. NiSource had a negative net margin of 1.82% and a positive return on equity of 9.30%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.33 earnings per share. View NiSource's Earnings History. When is NiSource's next earnings date? NiSource is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for NiSource. What guidance has NiSource issued on next quarter's earnings? NiSource issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.27-$1.33 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.33. What price target have analysts set for NI? 11 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for NiSource's shares. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect NiSource's share price to reach $27.6111 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for NiSource. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for NiSource? 11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for NiSource in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for NiSource. Has NiSource been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about NI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. NiSource earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of NiSource's key competitors? Some companies that are related to NiSource include Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), WEC Energy Group (WEC), E.ON SE Sponsored ADR (Germany) (EONGY), Ameren (AEE), CMS Energy (CMS), Alliant Energy (LNT), PG&E (PCG), United Utilities Group (UUGRY), SCANA (SCG), ALLETE (ALE), NorthWestern (NWE), Avista (AVA), Unitil (UTL) and Spark Energy (SPKE). What other stocks do shareholders of NiSource own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other NiSource investors own include Verizon Communications (VZ), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Procter & Gamble (PG), United Technologies (UTX), Walt Disney (DIS), Duke Energy (DUK), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T) and Caterpillar (CAT). Who are NiSource's key executives? NiSource's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Joseph J. Hamrock, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)Mr. Donald Eugene Brown, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 47)Ms. Carrie J. Hightman, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 62)Ms. Violet G. Sistovaris, Exec. VP & Pres of Northern Indiana Public Service Company (Age 57)Mr. Pablo A. Vegas, Exec. VP & Pres of Gas Utilities (Age 46) Who are NiSource's major shareholders? NiSource's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.71%), Zimmer Partners LP (3.91%), Millennium Management LLC (1.49%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.27%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.21%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.21%). Company insiders that own NiSource stock include Carrie J Hightman, Donald Eugene Brown, Eric L Butler, Jimmie L Stanley, Joseph W Mulpas, Michael E Jesanis, Michael J Finissi, Pablo Vegas, Peter T Disser, Teresa M Smith and Violet Sistovaris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for NiSource. Which major investors are selling NiSource stock? NI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bessemer Group Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Reinhart Partners Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Korea Investment CORP and Epoch Investment Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold NiSource company stock in the last year include Carrie J Hightman, Donald Eugene Brown, Peter T Disser and Teresa M Smith. View Insider Buying and Selling for NiSource. Which major investors are buying NiSource stock? NI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, B.S. Pension Fund Trustee Ltd acting for the British Steel Pension Fund, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Zimmer Partners LP, BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought NiSource stock in the last two years include Eric L Butler, Michael E Jesanis and Pablo Vegas. View Insider Buying and Selling for NiSource. How do I buy shares of NiSource? Shares of NI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is NiSource's stock price today? One share of NI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.44. How big of a company is NiSource? NiSource has a market capitalization of $9.78 billion and generates $4.87 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $128.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.21 on an earnings per share basis. NiSource employs 8,175 workers across the globe. What is NiSource's official website? The official website for NiSource is http://www.nisource.com. How can I contact NiSource? NiSource's mailing address is 801 East 86th Avenue, Merrillville IN, 46410. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 877-647-5990 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for NiSource (NYSE NI)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 298 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 439 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 737MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NiSource and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?