How Many NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

April 17, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.46 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 27 investors sold NiSource Inc. shares while 109 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. 281.01 million shares or 4.47% more from 269.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
State Of Wisconsin Board owns 0.03% invested in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) for 425,214 shares. 169,180 were reported by Natl Ins Com Tx. Wesbanco Financial Bank Incorporated holds 0.02% or 10,536 shares in its portfolio. Advisory Net Limited Liability Com reported 4,763 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Usca Ria Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI). Ftb Advisors stated it has 0% of its portfolio in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt reported 0.06% of its portfolio in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI). Hermes holds 58,466 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan has 0.04% invested in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) for 10,000 shares. Commonwealth Bankshares Of Aus holds 3.45M shares. Moreover, Nelson Roberts Invest Advsrs Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI). Orrstown Fin Svcs accumulated 61 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Captrust Finance has 0% invested in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI). Moreover, Gradient Limited Liability has 0% invested in NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) for 200 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh owns 73,589 shares.

NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Nisource Inc (NYSE:NI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Nisource Inc had 9 analyst reports since October 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, December 20. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, April 10 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, January 10. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 23 by Bank of America. The stock of NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 25. The stock of NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, March 27. Citigroup maintained NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) on Monday, November 20 with “Buy” rating. Below is a list of NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $23 New Target: $25 Maintain
27/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $31 Downgrade
23/03/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Buy New Target: $25.0000 Upgrade
25/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $28 New Target: $25 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Buy New Target: $29.0 Upgrade
20/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
20/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $28 New Target: $31 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: $29 New Target: $30 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $29.5 Maintain

The stock increased 0.98% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $24.12. About 735,162 shares traded. NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) has declined 0.08% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.63% the S&P500.

NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, operates as a regulated natural gas and electric utility firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.14 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Gas Distribution Operations and Electric Operations. It has a 61.86 P/E ratio. It provides natural gas service and transportation to residential, commercial, and industrial customers; generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and provides wholesale and transmission transaction services.

NiSource Inc. (NYSE:NI) Institutional Positions Chart

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