Owners of NiSource (NYSE: NI) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $31.37 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.3%. The average volume for NiSource has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NiSource has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 26.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides natural gas, electricity, and other products and services. It operates in three segments: Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Transmission and Storage Operations, and Electric Operations. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.85. TheStreet Ratings rates NiSource as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, compelling growth in net income, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full NiSource Ratings Report now.