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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.HighlightsNiSource 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 DevelopmentsMay 14, 2015: NiSource, Columbia Pipeline Group Outline Post-Separation Performance OutlooksApr 30, 2015: NiSource Reports First Quarter 2015 EarningsApr 30, 2015: Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Reports Solid First Quarter ResultsApr 08, 2015: Bruce Connery Named Columbia Pipeline Group Vice President Of Investor RelationsMar 24, 2015: Donald Brown to join NiSource as finance executive vice presidentKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 5NiSource Inc. - Key Facts 6NiSource Inc. - Key Employees 7NiSource Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8NiSource Inc. - Major Products and Services 10NiSource Inc. - Key Operational Summary 11NiSource Inc. - History 12NiSource Inc. - Company Statement 14NiSource Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17BusinessUnit 18Section 2 – Company Analysis 19NiSource Inc. - Business Description 19Business Description - Columbia Pipeline Group Operations 19Columbia Pipeline Group Operations - Overview 19Columbia Pipeline Group Operations - Financials 19Columbia Pipeline Group Operations - Capital Expenditure 19Business Description - Electric Operations 19Electric Operations - Overview 19Electric Operations - Financials 20Electric Operations - Capital Expenditure 20Business Description - Gas Distribution Operations 20Gas Distribution Operations - Overview 20Gas Distribution Operations - Financials 20Gas Distribution Operations - Capital Expenditure 20NiSource Inc. - Corporate Strategy 21NiSource Inc. - SWOT Analysis 22SWOT Analysis - Overview 22NiSource Inc. - Strengths 22Strength - Business Performance: Gas Distribution 22Strength - Broad and Diverse Customer Base 22Strength - Business Performance: Gas Transportation and Storage 22NiSource Inc. - Weaknesses 23Weakness - Substantial Debt 23Weakness - Net Working Capital Deficit 23NiSource Inc. - Opportunities 24Opportunity - Demand for Natural Gas: the US 24Opportunity - Capacity Expansion Projects: Columbia Pipeline Group 24Opportunity - Strategic Spin-off 24NiSource Inc. - Threats 25Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices 25Threat - Stringent Environmental and Regulatory Laws 25Threat - Competition 25NiSource Inc. - Key Competitors 26Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 31NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34NiSource Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 36May 14, 2015: NiSource, Columbia Pipeline Group Outline Post-Separation Performance Outlooks 36Apr 30, 2015: NiSource Reports First Quarter 2015 Earnings 38Apr 30, 2015: Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Reports Solid First Quarter Results 42Apr 08, 2015: Bruce Connery Named Columbia Pipeline Group Vice President Of Investor Relations 44Mar 24, 2015: Donald Brown to join NiSource as finance executive vice president 45Feb 18, 2015: Columbia Pipeline Partners Reports Predecessor Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2014 Results 46Feb 18, 2015: NiSource Reports 2014 Earnings 48Jan 30, 2015: NiSource Declares Quarterly Common Dividend 53Dec 05, 2014: NiSource Closes On Revolving Credit Facilities To Support Post-Separation Operations 54Dec 03, 2014: Post-Separation Leaders Named For Columbia Pipeline Group, NiSource 55Section 6 – Appendix 57Methodology 57Ratio Definitions 57About GlobalData 61Contact Us 62Disclaimer 62List of TablesNiSource Inc., Key Facts 6NiSource Inc., Key Employees 7NiSource Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8NiSource Inc., Major Products and Services 10NiSource Inc., Key Operational Summary, 2011 11NiSource Inc., History 12NiSource Inc., Subsidiaries 17NiSource Inc., BusinessUnit 18NiSource Inc., Key Competitors 26NiSource Inc., Ratios based on current share price 27NiSource Inc., Annual Ratios 28NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34NiSource Inc., Recent Deals Summary 35Currency Codes 57Units 57Capital Market Ratios 57Equity Ratios 58Profitability Ratios 58Cost Ratios 59Liquidity Ratios 59Leverage Ratios 60Efficiency Ratios 60List of FiguresNiSource Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 29NiSource Inc., Ratio Charts 30NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31NiSource Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32NiSource Inc., Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 33NiSource Inc., Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 34