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NiSource Quick Ratio

: 0.47 (As of Jun. 2022)
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The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. It is calculated as a company's Total Current Assets excludes Total Inventories divides by its Total Current Liabilities. NiSource's quick ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 0.47.

NiSource has a quick ratio of 0.47. It indicates that the company cannot currently fully pay back its current liabilities.

The historical rank and industry rank for NiSource's Quick Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16   Med: 0.48   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.47

During the past 13 years, NiSource's highest Quick Ratio was 0.79. The lowest was 0.16. And the median was 0.48.

NI's Quick Ratio is ranked worse than
88.1% of 479 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated industry
Industry Median: 0.97 vs NI: 0.47

NiSource Quick Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for NiSource's Quick Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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NiSource Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Quick Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.41 0.40 0.38 0.55 0.52

NiSource Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Quick Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.62 0.45 0.52 0.62 0.47

Competitive Comparison

For the Utilities - Regulated Gas subindustry, NiSource's Quick Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and Quick Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

NiSource Quick Ratio Distribution

For the Utilities - Regulated industry and Utilities sector, NiSource's Quick Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where NiSource's Quick Ratio falls into.



NiSource Quick Ratio Calculation

The quick ratio measures a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations with its most liquid assets. For this reason, the ratio excludes inventories from current assets.

NiSource's Quick Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Quick Ratio (A: Dec. 2021 )=(Total Current Assets-Total Inventories)/Total Current Liabilities
=(1920.8-498.7)/2746.2
=0.52

NiSource's Quick Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Quick Ratio (Q: Jun. 2022 )=(Total Current Assets-Total Inventories)/Total Current Liabilities
=(1911.7-491.6)/3015
=0.47

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


NiSource  (NYSE:NI) Quick Ratio Explanation

The quick ratio is more conservative than the Current Ratio because it excludes inventories from current assets. The ratio derives its name presumably from the fact that assets such as cash and marketable securities are quick sources of cash. Inventories generally take time to be converted into cash, and if they have to be sold quickly, the company may have to accept a lower price than book value of these inventories. As a result, they are justifiably excluded from assets that are ready sources of immediate cash.

In general, low or decreasing quick ratios generally suggest that a company is over-leveraged, struggling to maintain or grow sales, paying bills too quickly or collecting receivables too slowly. On the other hand, a high or increasing quick ratio generally indicates that a company is experiencing solid top-line growth, quickly converting receivables into cash, and easily able to cover its financial obligations. Such companies often have faster inventory turnover and cash conversion cycles.

The higher the quick ratio, the better the company's liquidity position.


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NiSource Business Description

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Address
801 East 86th Avenue, Merrillville, IN, USA, 46410
NiSource is one of the nation's largest natural gas distribution companies with approximately 3.5 million customers in Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. NiSource's electric utility transmits and distributes electricity in northern Indiana to about 500,000 customers. The regulated electric utility also owns more than 3,000 megawatts of generation capacity, most of which is now coal-fired but is being replaced by natural gas and renewable energy.
Executives
Johnson William D director 77 BEALE ST PO BOX 770000 SAN FRANCISCO CA 94177
Lee Cassandra S. director 7615 ZIONSVILLE RD INDIANAPOLIS IN 46268
Barbour Sondra L director 6801 ROCKLEDGE DRIVE BETHESDA MD 20817
Cuccia Kimberly S officer: VP, Interim GC & Corp Sec 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Gode Gunnar officer: VP & Chief Accounting Officer 1000 MAINE AVENUE, SW WASHINGTON DC 20024
D'angelo Anne-marie W officer: SVP, Gen Counsel & Corp Sec 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Anderson Shawn officer: SVP & Chief Strategy & Risk 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Creekmur Daniel A officer: SVP & President, Gas Utilities 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Hooper Michael officer: SVP and President, NIPSCO 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Yates Lloyd M director 1N 2ND ST HARTSVILLE SC 29550
Shafer Charles Edward Ii officer: SVP & Chief Safety Officer 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Keener Kenneth E officer: SVP HR & Chief HR Officer 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Hersman Deborah director 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410
Bunting Theodore H Jr director P. O. BOX 61000 NEW ORLEANS LA 70161
Kempic Mark officer: Chief Transformation Officer 801 E. 86TH AVENUE MERRILLVILLE IN 46410

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