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CenterPoint Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CNP)

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: $21.38 (8.42% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/22/2016Wells FargoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016Deutsche BankBoost Price TargetHold$21.00 -> $22.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016Credit SuisseReiterated RatingHold$24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/9/2016Goldman SachsUpgradeSell -> Neutral$18.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016SunTrustBoost Price Target$21.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/16/2016BarclaysBoost 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
7/1/2014BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$27.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/1/2014RBC CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/25/2014 forward)
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)
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)
Current Dividend Information for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
Annual Dividend:$1.03
Dividend Yield:4.41%
Payout Ratio:89.57%
Dividend Growth:6.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
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 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)
Latest Headlines for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
DateHeadline
06/25/16 03:13 PMStock Performance Focus on: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 03:32 PMCENTERPOINT ENERGY INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhib -
06/24/16 09:05 AMTop 5 Utility Stocks by Short Interest–to–Equity Float Ratio -
06/23/16 04:45 PMCenterpoint Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNP) stock price target held steady to $0 as recorded today by Wells Fargo
06/22/16 08:35 PMStrong Buy Calls Count For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) At 2 - Investor Newswire
06/22/16 03:29 PMTop Gainers of the Day: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) from Gas Utilities - Twin County News
06/22/16 03:29 PMCenterPoint Energy Inc (NYSE:CNP) near 52-week high, short interest decreasing - Street Report
06/22/16 06:00 AMCenterPoint downgraded by Wells Fargo -
06/17/16 03:11 PMUtilities Sector Stocks Technical Coverage -- PPL Corp., CenterPoint Energy, ONEOK, and New Jersey Resources - PR Newswire (press release)
06/16/16 08:38 PMWhat should one expect from? - CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) - Beacon Chronicle
06/16/16 10:08 AMCould Exelon’s Rally Continue? -
06/16/16 07:42 AMTrend Of Rating Given To CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Investor Newswire
06/16/16 07:42 AMStock in Action: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
06/15/16 03:24 PMStock in the Spotlight: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
06/15/16 03:24 PMOne should look at these two Stocks: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) - Beacon Chronicle
06/15/16 12:58 AMYen eases versus rivals as market awaits FOMC, BOJ -
06/14/16 03:13 PMMost Active Stocks Update: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) - Beacon Chronicle
06/14/16 08:30 AMZacks Industry Outlook Highlights: CenterPoint Energy, Connecticut Water Service and Duke Energy -
06/14/16 07:38 AMStock in the Spotlight: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) - News Oracle
06/13/16 02:45 PMRatings Watch: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Investor Newswire
06/13/16 02:45 PMEarnings Estimates Highlight: Ceres, Inc. (NASDAQ:CERE), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Beacon Chronicle
06/10/16 11:32 AMEarnings Review: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) - Beacon Chronicle
06/09/16 09:19 PMCenterPoint Energy Announced Winner of 2016 ISGAN and GSGF Smart Grid Awards - PR Newswire (press release)
06/09/16 03:49 PMCenterPoint Energy Announced Winner of 2016 ISGAN and GSGF Smart Grid Awards - [at noodls] - HOUSTON, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC (Houston Electric), an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP), has been chosen as the winner ...
06/09/16 03:17 PMPerformance Overview of the company: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
06/09/16 03:17 PMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Fundamental Star Rating Report - CML News
06/09/16 08:44 AMStock's Earnings Activity: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Prologis, Inc. (NYSE:PLD) - Beacon Chronicle
06/08/16 11:51 AMStock to Track: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
06/07/16 08:56 PMMid Cap New Highs: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), The Michaels Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MIK), ONEOK ... - KC Register
06/07/16 03:17 PMPerformance watch list: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
06/06/16 03:08 PMEarnings Estimates to see: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - News Oracle
06/04/16 03:18 PMPerformance Review for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - HNN
06/04/16 11:50 AMCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) Stock Update & Estimates - Stock Tick Tock
06/04/16 11:50 AMAgree To Purchase CenterPoint Energy At $20, Earn 4.7% Annualized Using Options - Nasdaq
06/03/16 09:25 PMCENTERPOINT ENERGY INC. (NYSE:CNP) Financial Condition Compared to S&P 500 - CML News
06/02/16 11:38 AMEarnings Stock Analysis: CombiMatrix Corporation (NASDAQ:CBMX), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Beacon Chronicle - Beacon ChronicleEarnings Stock Analysis: CombiMatrix Corporation (NASDAQ:CBMX), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)Beacon ChronicleLast Trade: The Company closed its last session at $3.44 with the gain of 3.93%. The market capitalization of the company is $4.64 Million, with the average Volume of 59.86K. The stock currently has its 52-Week High range of $26.4 and 52-week low range ...and more »
06/01/16 11:54 AMTarget Price and Stock Performance Rundown for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - HNN - Target Price and Stock Performance Rundown for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)HNNKeeping an eye on share activity using multiple views may be helpful when tracking stock performance. Equity investors have the ability to track short or long term share performance. During the latest trading session, CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP ...and more »
05/31/16 03:21 PMEarnings Stock Analysis: NRG Energy (NRG), CenterPoint Energy (CNP) - Beacon Chronicle - Beacon ChronicleEarnings Stock Analysis: NRG Energy (NRG), CenterPoint Energy (CNP)Beacon ChronicleLast Trade: The Company closed its last session at $ 16.19 Friday with the gain of 3.45 %. The market capitalization of the company is $ 5.03 Billion, with the average Volume of $ 5.56 Million. The stock currently has its 52-Week High range of $ 25.74 ...and more »
05/31/16 03:21 PMShares Touching a Recent High: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - HNN - Shares Touching a Recent High: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)HNNCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)'s stock has seen a steady move upward, reaching $22.56 on a recent bid, generating strong interest amongst investors and analysts alike. Shareholders are noting a Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.80%. Return on ...and more »
05/31/16 07:22 AMCenterPoint Hits 52-Week High on Strong Investment Plans -
05/30/16 10:38 PMStock Review and Earnings Check on CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - HNN - Stock Review and Earnings Check on CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)HNNCompany earnings are a good way to evaluate the company profitability. Currently, sell-side analysts are expecting CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) to report quarterly EPS of $0.2. The company's next earnings report is expected to be published on or ...and more »
05/30/16 12:24 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - Share Trading News - Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)Share Trading News03/07/2016 – CenterPoint Energy, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at SunTrust. They now have a USD 20 price target on the stock. 02/29/2016 – CenterPoint Energy, Inc. had its “neutral” rating reiterated by analysts at Credit Suisse ...and more »
05/29/16 11:17 AMPerformance at a Glance on CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) - HNN - Performance at a Glance on CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)HNNWhen speculating how a given stock will perform in the future, it is important to look at how it has performed in the past. Today we will examine how CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)'s stock has performed at various points in its past. Currently ...and more »
05/29/16 11:17 AMLadenburg Thalmann Financial Services INC Increased Centerpoint Energy INC (NYSE:CNP) by $6.45 Million as ... - CCH Daily News - iStreetWireLadenburg Thalmann Financial Services INC Increased Centerpoint Energy INC (NYSE:CNP) by $6.45 Million as ...CCH Daily NewsLadenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc increased its stake in Centerpoint Energy Inc (NYSE:CNP) by 2141.11% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc bought 322,601 shares as the ...Analysts: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP)CWRU ObserverCenterpoint Energy Incorporated (NYSE:CNP) Shorted Shares Decreased By 1.43%Franklin IndependentCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP): Sell-Side Analysts Take on EarningsNews TribuneRisers & Fallers -Wall Street Hints and News -iStreetWireall 15 news articles »
05/28/16 10:28 AMPotential CenterPoint Energy (CNP) Trade Has 5.59% Downside Protection - After Thursday’s trading in CenterPoint Energy Inc. (CNP) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option trade-picking algorithms uncovered a trade that offers a 4.27% or 6.54% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 5.59% downside protection. The trade ...
05/27/16 11:35 AMNew Highs: Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU), Tyco ... - KC Register - New Highs: Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT), CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU), Tyco ...KC RegisterCenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) has established June 6, 2016, as an Additional Interest Regular Record Date under the terms of its 2.0 percent Zero-Premium Exchangeable Subordinated Notes due 2029 (ZENS). Additional Interest of $12.5505 per ...and more »
05/26/16 10:37 AMThe New #158 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component: KeyCorp - In our new rank based on the most recent short interest data, KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has taken over the position of #158 most shorted S&P 500 component, from CenterPoint Energy, Inc (NYSE:CNP) which is now in the #203 spot. The "days to cover" at 05/13/2016 ...
05/25/16 04:16 PMCenterPoint Energy to Pay Additional Interest on its 2.0% Zero-Premium Exchangeable Subordinated Notes due 2029 - [at noodls] - HOUSTON, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE: CNP) has established June 6, 2016, as an Additional Interest Regular Record Date under the terms of its 2.0 percent Zero-Premium Exchangeable ...
05/24/16 02:00 PMETF’s with exposure to CenterPoint Energy, Inc. : May 24, 2016 -
05/24/16 01:05 PMAnalyzing CenterPoint Energy’s Valuation after 1Q16 Earnings -
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: $23.34
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $22.59
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.05
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 3.66
  • Market Cap: $10.05B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.14 EPS
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