NiSource Inc. (NI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 62 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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NiSource Inc. (NI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

NiSource Inc. (NiSource) is an energy holding company. Through its subsidiaries, it carries out the transmission, storage and distribution of natural gas and the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. The company provides its natural gas transmission and storage facilities in Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic, Midwestern and Southern states and the District of Columbia; distributes natural gas in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland and Massachusetts; and provides electricity in northern Indiana. NiSource is headquartered in Indiana, the US.

In September 2014, the company announced its plans to separate its natural gas pipeline and related businesses into stand-alone publicly traded company. Transaction will result in two energy infrastructure companies: NiSource Inc., a fully regulated natural gas and electric utilities company, and Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. (CPG), a pure-play natural gas pipeline, midstream and storage company.

NiSource Inc. Key Recent Developments

May 14, 2015: NiSource, Columbia Pipeline Group Outline Post-Separation Performance Outlooks
Apr 30, 2015: NiSource Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings
Apr 30, 2015: Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Reports Solid First Quarter Results
Apr 08, 2015: Bruce Connery Named Columbia Pipeline Group Vice President Of Investor Relations
Mar 24, 2015: Donald Brown to join NiSource as finance executive vice president

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 5
NiSource Inc. - Key Facts 6
NiSource Inc. - Key Employees 7
NiSource Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
NiSource Inc. - Major Products and Services 10
NiSource Inc. - Key Operational Summary 11
NiSource Inc. - History 12
NiSource Inc. - Company Statement 14
NiSource Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
BusinessUnit 18
Section 2 – Company Analysis 19
NiSource Inc. - Business Description 19
Business Description - Columbia Pipeline Group Operations 19
Columbia Pipeline Group Operations - Overview 19
Columbia Pipeline Group Operations - Financials 19
Columbia Pipeline Group Operations - Capital Expenditure 19
Business Description - Electric Operations 19
Electric Operations - Overview 19
Electric Operations - Financials 20
Electric Operations - Capital Expenditure 20
Business Description - Gas Distribution Operations 20
Gas Distribution Operations - Overview 20
Gas Distribution Operations - Financials 20
Gas Distribution Operations - Capital Expenditure 20
NiSource Inc. - Corporate Strategy 21
NiSource Inc. - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
NiSource Inc. - Strengths 22
Strength - Business Performance: Gas Distribution 22
Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base 22
Strength - Business Performance: Gas Transportation and Storage 22
NiSource Inc. - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Substantial Debt 23
Weakness - Net Working Capital Deficit 23
NiSource Inc. - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Demand for Natural Gas: the US 24
Opportunity - Capacity Expansion Projects: Columbia Pipeline Group 24
Opportunity - Strategic Spin-off 24
NiSource Inc. - Threats 25
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 25
Threat - Stringent Environmental and Regulatory Laws 25
Threat - Competition 25
NiSource Inc. - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 31
NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
NiSource Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 36
May 14, 2015: NiSource, Columbia Pipeline Group Outline Post-Separation Performance Outlooks 36
Apr 30, 2015: NiSource Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings 38
Apr 30, 2015: Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Reports Solid First Quarter Results 42
Apr 08, 2015: Bruce Connery Named Columbia Pipeline Group Vice President Of Investor Relations 44
Mar 24, 2015: Donald Brown to join NiSource as finance executive vice president 45
Feb 18, 2015: Columbia Pipeline Partners Reports Predecessor Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Results 46
Feb 18, 2015: NiSource Reports 2014 Earnings 48
Jan 30, 2015: NiSource Declares Quarterly Common Dividend 53
Dec 05, 2014: NiSource Closes On Revolving Credit Facilities To Support Post-Separation Operations 54
Dec 03, 2014: Post-Separation Leaders Named For Columbia Pipeline Group, NiSource 55
Section 6 – Appendix 57
Methodology 57
Ratio Definitions 57
About GlobalData 61
Contact Us 62
Disclaimer 62

List of Tables

NiSource Inc., Key Facts 6
NiSource Inc., Key Employees 7
NiSource Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
NiSource Inc., Major Products and Services 10
NiSource Inc., Key Operational Summary, 2011 11
NiSource Inc., History 12
NiSource Inc., Subsidiaries 17
NiSource Inc., BusinessUnit 18
NiSource Inc., Key Competitors 26
NiSource Inc., Ratios based on current share price 27
NiSource Inc., Annual Ratios 28
NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34
NiSource Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35
Currency Codes 57
Units 57
Capital Market Ratios 57
Equity Ratios 58
Profitability Ratios 58
Cost Ratios 59
Liquidity Ratios 59
Leverage Ratios 60
Efficiency Ratios 60

List of Figures

NiSource Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29
NiSource Inc., Ratio Charts 30
NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33
NiSource Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34


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