Stock Price of NiSource, Inc (NI) Increases 5.77%

NiSource, Incs in-depth data and chart pattern analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 10.7% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 2.74% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 11.62% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of NiSource, Inc has a negative value of -6.03 compared to overall market performance.

NiSource Inc. stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 7.47% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 8.4%.The 200 Day SMA reached 3.21%Based on the Stock Research the Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 76.37. NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) has climbed 5.77% in the past week and advanced 8.99% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 5.05% and the outperformance has advanced to 5.64% for the last 4 weeks period.

NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in NiSource, Inc (NYSE:NI) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $23.77 and hit $24.04 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $24.01, with a gain of 1.01% or 0.24 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 3,693,833 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $26.94 and the company has a market cap of $7,766 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $20.94 .

Currently the company Insiders own 0.32% of NiSource, Inc shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by 81.49% . Institutional Investors own 82.04% of NiSource, Inc shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of 81.49%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Jan 9, 2017, Michael E Jesanis (director) purchased 12,000 shares at 22.53 per share price.On Nov 18, 2016, Pablo Vegas (EVP & President Columbia Gas) purchased 21,541 shares at 21.75 per share price.On Sep 1, 2016, Teresa M Smith (VP, Human Resources) sold 1,200 shares at 23.75 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.NiSource was Upgraded by Guggenheim to Buy on Jan 9, 2017. NiSource was Initiated by Goldman to Neutral on Dec 15, 2016. NiSource was Upgraded by Citigroup to Buy on Dec 14, 2016.

NiSource Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 22, 2017. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.34.Analysts expectations of $ 1192.64.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.31 EPS.

NiSource Inc. is one of the largest fully-regulated utility companies in the United States, serving approximately 3.5 million natural gas customers and 500,000 electric customers across seven states through its local Columbia Gas and NIPSCO brands. Based in Merrillville, Indiana, NiSources more than 7,000 employees are focused on safely delivering reliable and affordable energy to their customers and communities they serve. NiSource has been designated a Worlds Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute since 2012 and is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability – North America Index.


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