CenterPoint Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CNP)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $22.14 (6.85% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/5/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/1/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$26.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/22/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$21.00 -> $22.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$18.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Boost Price Target$21.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/16/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$19.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/28/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$20.00 -> $17.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2015Ladenburg ThalmannInitiated CoverageNeutral$20.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/26/2015Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/10/2014NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/8/2016        
5/10/2016Q116$0.31$0.36$2.42 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2016Q415$0.23($1.18)$2.85 billion$1.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q315$0.30$0.34$1.96 billion$1.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/10/2015Q215$0.20$0.18$1.87 billion$1.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/11/2015Q115$0.33$0.30$2.88 billion$2.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2015Q414$0.26$0.36$1.48 billion$2.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014Q314$30.00$0.33$1.82 billion$1.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014Q2$0.23$0.25$1.82 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014Q114$0.31$0.43$2.28 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/26/2014Q413$0.28$0.26$1.66 billion$2.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013Q313$0.35$0.40$1.91 billion$1.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.30$1.67 billion$1.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.34$2.37 billion$2.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.21$0.31$2.43 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2012Q312$0.33$0.40$2.21 billion$1.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/2/2012$0.25$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/3/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/29/2012$0.19$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2011$0.29$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2011$0.23$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2011$0.29$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q3 20161$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q4 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q3 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q1 20181$0.35$0.35$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
Annual Dividend:$1.03
Dividend Yield:4.33%
Payout Ratio:-66.45% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
89.57% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
84.43% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:6.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
7/28/2016quarterly$0.268/16/20169/9/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2016quarterly$0.264.8%5/12/20165/16/20166/10/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/20/2016quarterly$0.265.68%2/9/20162/16/20163/10/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2015quarterly$0.255.18%11/10/201511/13/201512/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2015quarterly$0.255.3%8/12/20158/14/20159/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/23/2015quarterly$0.254.7%5/13/20155/15/20156/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/26/2015quarterly$0.254.28%2/11/20152/13/20153/10/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/21/2014quarterly$0.244.04%11/12/201411/14/201412/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2014quarterly$0.243.82%8/13/20148/15/20149/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/24/2014quarterly$0.243.82%5/14/20145/16/20146/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/20/2014quarterly$0.243.99%2/12/20142/14/20143/10/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2013quarterly$0.213.37%11/13/201311/15/201312/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/25/2013quarterly$0.213.34%8/14/20138/16/20139/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/25/2013quarterly$0.213.42%5/14/20135/16/20136/10/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/25/2013quarterly$0.214.1%2/13/20132/15/20133/8/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/13/2016Joseph B McgoldrickVPSell9,000$22.23$200,070.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/16/2015Janiece M LongoriaDirectorSell3,000$17.03$51,090.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/2/2015Tracy B BridgeVPBuy10,000$19.80$198,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/1/2015Tracy B BridgeVPBuy10,000$20.20$202,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/15/2015Phillip R SmithDirectorBuy2,000$20.28$40,560.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2015Joseph B McgoldrickVPBuy10,000$20.15$201,500.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2015William D RogersCFOBuy20,000$19.81$396,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/6/2014Milton CarrollChairmanSell9,795$24.11$236,157.45View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/5/2014Milton CarrollChairmanSell10,333$24.44$252,538.52View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/3/2013David McclanahanCEOSell106,100$23.01$2,441,361.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/8/2013Joseph B McgoldrickSVPSell2,000$24.40$48,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
DateHeadline
07/29/16 07:14 AMWhy CenterPoint Energy is the 'Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Utilities' With 4.3% Yield (CNP) - CenterPoint Energy, Inc (NYSE: CNP) has been named as the ''Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Utilities'', according to Dividend Channel, which published its most recent ''DividendRank'' report. The report noted that among the components of the Dow Jones Utility Average, CNP shares displayed both attractive valuation metrics and strong profitability metrics. The report also cited the strong quarterly dividend history at CenterPoint Energy, Inc, and favorable long-term multi-year growth rates in key fundamental data points.
07/29/16 07:10 AMTechnical Evaluation For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - The Voice Registrar
07/28/16 11:17 AMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) is Under The Radar Brokerage Ratings - The Voice Registrar
07/28/16 11:17 AMIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for ... - The Daily Leicester
07/28/16 11:17 AMTrending Stocks Update: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) - News Oracle
07/27/16 03:23 PMCan Shares Of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Hit $27? - Investor Newswire
07/27/16 03:23 PMAnalyst Views You Should Be Watching Today: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ... - Review Fortune
07/27/16 10:08 AMHow Is NiSource Valued ahead of Its 2Q16 Earnings? -
07/26/16 03:14 PMStock's Trend Analysis Report: CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Plains GP (PAGP), United Technologies (UTX) - iStreetWire
07/26/16 03:14 PMAnalysts: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) stock is worth $24.13 - Review Fortune
07/25/16 02:32 PMNotable Traders Watch List: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP ... - NYSE Journal (press release)
07/24/16 03:10 PMThe Insider Activity Don't Lie: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Review Fortune
07/23/16 03:13 PMPerformance Overview of the company: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
07/22/16 03:23 PMAttention Grasping Stock With Upward Momentum: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - TGP
07/22/16 03:23 PMIs CenterPoint Energy Inc (NYSE:CNP) Growing Stronger? - Street Report
07/22/16 03:23 PMToday's Top Gainers in the Market CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) from Utilities - The Daily Leicester
07/21/16 05:32 AMShares of CenterPoint Energy (CNP) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow - TheFounders Daily
07/21/16 05:32 AMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/21/16 05:32 AMIs $27 Price Target Attainable For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)? - Investor Newswire
07/20/16 04:25 PMCenterPoint Energy Now #383 Largest Company, Surpassing Lincoln National
07/20/16 10:40 AMPEY, CNP, NWN, SJI: Large Inflows Detected at ETF
07/19/16 04:45 PMAquatennial lends visibility to Fulton, CenterPoint and other businesses -
07/19/16 09:33 AMUtilities' Stocks Under Investors' Scanner -- PPL Corp., CenterPoint Energy, Cosan, and New Jersey Resources
07/18/16 03:32 PMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - TGP
07/18/16 03:32 PMTrading Performance and Target Watch for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Press Telegraph
07/18/16 03:32 PMWhich way CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) insiders are heading - Review Fortune
07/18/16 03:32 PMAnalyst Recommended Stock: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
07/17/16 03:04 PMShare Performance Summary for: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Press Telegraph
07/17/16 03:04 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Fiscal Standard
07/15/16 07:24 PMIs CenterPoint Energy, Inc.(NYSE: CNP), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/15/16 02:23 PMCenterPoint Energy Inc (Holding Co) (CNP) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 13
07/15/16 09:42 AMCenterPoint Energy Inc (Holding Co) (CNP) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 13 - Equities.com
07/15/16 09:42 AMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Insiders Look Pessimistic About Prospects - Review Fortune
07/14/16 07:50 AMCrowd Rating and Earnings Recap for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Telanagana Press
07/14/16 07:50 AMCenterpoint Energy Incorporated (NYSE:CNP) Sellers Covered 5.8% of Their Shorts - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 03:25 PMOption Market: CenterPoint Energy Inc Risk Hits A Lowered Level - CML News
07/13/16 03:25 PMStrong Sell Calls For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) At 0 - Investor Newswire
07/13/16 11:20 AMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/13/16 11:20 AMShort Term Rating on CenterPoint Energy (CNP) - Trade Calls
07/13/16 11:20 AMBroker Outlook For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Fiscal Standard
07/12/16 06:19 AMPublic-private project to improve truck access to Joliet hub - Washington Times - Chicago TribunePublic-private project to improve truck access to Joliet hubWashington TimesJOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says state and local governments are partnering with a private company to relieve traffic congestion and provide easier access to a major commercial transport hub near Joliet. Rauner announced the ...Rauner announces toll bridge plan for CenterPoint complexCrain's Chicago Business (blog)Gov. Rauner Announces New Houbolt Road Bridge in JolietPatch.comIllinois, CenterPoint Energy reach agreement to build Will County toll bridgeWLS-TVReboot Illinoisall 13 news articles »
07/11/16 03:15 PMCompany Shares of CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Drops by -0.62% - Trade Calls
07/11/16 08:07 AMStock Performance Rundown on: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Press Telegraph
07/11/16 08:07 AMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/09/16 05:25 AMCenterPoint Energy Inc. Realized Volatility Hits Extremely Low Level - CML News
07/08/16 10:49 AMThree Stable Stocks: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Metlife Inc (NYSE:MET), Bridgeline Digital Inc (NASDAQ ... - iStreetWire
07/08/16 10:49 AMStock Analysis review: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
07/06/16 03:25 PMTudor Pickering Downgrades Rating On CenterPoint Energy, Inc (Holdin (CNP) To “Hold”
07/06/16 08:03 AMShares Providing Results This Month for Investors: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 08:03 AMPerformance Recap and Target Perspective on CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Press Telegraph

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About CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy logoCenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company's segments include Electric Transmission & Distribution, Natural Gas Distribution, Energy Services, Midstream Investments and Other Operations. Its Electric Transmission & Distribution segment provides electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers. Its Natural Gas Distribution segment offers intrastate natural gas sales to and natural gas transportation and distribution for residential, commercial and industrial customers. Its Energy Services segment includes non-rate regulated gas sales to, and transportation and storage services for, commercial and industrial customers. Its Midstream Investments segment includes equity investment in Enable Midstream Partners, LP (Enable) that owns, operates and develops natural gas and crude oil assets. Its Other Operations segment includes office buildings and other real estate used in its business operations and other corporate operations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Gas Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CNP
  • CUSIP: 15189T10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $23.90
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.08
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 3.76
  • Market Cap: $10.24B
  • Beta: 0.41
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.22 EPS
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CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Chart for Friday, July, 29, 2016