NiSource Story

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NI -- USA Stock  

USD 22.11  0.07  0.32%

NiSource Long Term Debt to Equity is most likely to increase slightly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Long Term Debt to Equity was reported at 1.18. The current Calculated Tax Rate is estimated to increase to 28.12, while Net Income Per Employee is projected to decrease to roughly 49.8 K. As some conservative investors are getting more into utilities space, NiSource could be a your radar. We will evaluate if NiSource shares are reasonably priced going into March. In this post, I will also go over a few different drivers affecting NiSource's products and services, and explain how it may impact NiSource stockholders.
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Here is why NiSource (NYSE:NI) can still attract stockholders
NiSource's average rating is Buy from 6 analysts. Our advice module complements current analysts and expert consensus on NiSource. It analyzes the company potential to grow using all fundamental, technical, and market related data available at the time.

And What about dividends?

A dividend is the distribution of a portion of NiSource earnings, decided and managed by the company's board of directors and paid to a class of its shareholders. Note, announcements of dividend payouts are generally accompanied by a proportional increase or decrease in a company's stock price. NiSource dividend payments follow a chronological order of events, and the associated dates are important to determine the shareholders who qualify for receiving the dividend payment. NiSource one year expected dividend income is about $0.41 per share.
NiSource Dividend Yield is most likely to slightly decrease in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Dividend Yield was reported at 0.037. The current Dividends per Basic Common Share is estimated to increase to 0.86, while Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact is projected to decrease to roughly 57.5 M.
Last ReportedProjected for 2021
Preferred Dividends Income Statement Impact63.4 M57.5 M
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions-321.6 M-347 M
Dividend Yield 0.037  0.0379 
Dividends per Basic Common Share 0.84  0.86 
Investing in dividend-paying stocks, such as NiSource is one of the few strategies that are good for long-term investment. Ex-dividend dates are significant because investors in NiSource must own a stock before its ex-dividend date to receive its next dividend.
This type of analysis is very useful when you want to generate a past dividend schedule and payout information for NiSource. Then that information in the form of graph and calendar can be used to fully explain how Du Pont dividends can provide a real clue to its valuation.

How important is NiSource's Liquidity

NiSource financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance NiSource ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. NiSource financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between NiSource's total debt and its cash.

How NiSource utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of NiSource, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash NiSource is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The NiSource cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
NiSource Net Cash Flow from Operations is most likely to increase significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Net Cash Flow from Operations was reported at 1.1 Billion

What did NiSource file with SEC?

The SEC filings are financial statements or other formal documents of NiSource that are regularly submitted to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Public companies, certain insiders, and broker-dealers are required to make SEC filings and fintech professionals rely on these filings for information about companies they are evaluating for investment purposes. Please note, most SEC filings are available online through the SEC's EDGAR database.
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Please note, although all public domestic companies are required to submit their filings via EDGAR, not all public companies are available through our service. Also, keep in mind that the actual annual reports to NiSource shareholders may or may not be submitted as SEC does not always require it.
17th of February 2021
Financial Statements and Exhibits. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
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16th of February 2021
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9th of October 2020
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Please note, although all public domestic companies are required to submit their filings via EDGAR, not all public companies are available through our service. Also, keep in mind that the actual annual reports to NiSource shareholders may or may not be submitted as SEC does not always require it.

NiSource exotic insider transaction detected

Legal trades by NiSource insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
NiSource insider trading alert for general transaction of common stock by Carrie Hightman, EVP & Chief Legal Officer, on 2nd of February 2021. This event was filed by Nisource Inc with SEC on 2021-02-02. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4. Carrie Hightman currently serves as chief legal officer, executive vice president of NiSource [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Detailed Outlook On NiSource

The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. NiSource has an asset utilization ratio of 27.84 percent. This implies that the company is making $0.28 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that NiSource is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
 2018 2019 2020 2021 (projected)
Share Based Compensation28.6 M25.9 M23.31 M30.01 M
Net Cash Flow from Operations540.1 M1.58 B1.82 B1.58 B

Will NiSource continue to rise?

The potential upside is down to 2.51 as of today. NiSource exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.22 and kurtosis of 0.37. However, we advise investors to further study NiSource technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.

While some other companies in the utilities?regulated gas industry are either recovering or due for a correction, NiSource may not be performing as strong as the other in terms of long-term growth potentials. With an optimistic outlook on your 30 days horizon, it may be a good time to take in new shares of NiSource or increase your existing holdings in the Stock as it seems the potential growth has not yet been fully factored into the current price. Please use our equity advice module to run different scenarios to ensure your current risk level and investment horizon are fully reflective of your current investing preferences in regards to NiSource.

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