CenterPoint Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CNP)

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: $22.71
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $23.36
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $21.82
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.30
  • P/E Growth: 3.75
  • Market Cap: $9.61B
  • Outstanding Shares: 430,681,000
  • Beta: 0.41
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $23.06 (3.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/8/2016Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$24.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$26.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$24.50 -> $24.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$24.00View Rating Details
7/5/2016Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/1/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$26.00 -> $28.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
5/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$18.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
3/16/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$19.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$20.00 -> $17.50View Rating Details
7/7/2015Ladenburg ThalmannInitiated CoverageNeutral$20.00View Rating Details
1/26/2015Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
12/10/2014NomuraInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/5/2016Q216$0.20$0.17$1.62 billion$1.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.31$0.36$2.42 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$0.23($1.18)$2.85 billion$1.79 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.30$0.34$1.96 billion$1.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.20$0.18$1.87 billion$1.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q115$0.33$0.30$2.88 billion$2.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.26$0.36$1.48 billion$2.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$30.00$0.33$1.82 billion$1.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q2$0.23$0.25$1.82 billion$1.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.31$0.43$2.28 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.28$0.26$1.66 billion$2.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.35$0.40$1.91 billion$1.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.30$1.67 billion$1.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.34$2.37 billion$2.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.21$0.31$2.43 billion$2.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.33$0.40$2.21 billion$1.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.25$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.19$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.29$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.23$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2011$0.29$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.22 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q3 20161$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q4 20161$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q1 20171$0.33$0.33$0.33
Q2 20171$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q1 20181$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q2 20181$0.19$0.19$0.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
Annual Dividend:$1.03
Dividend Yield:4.61%
Payout Ratio:-59.20% (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 Date
(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 TransactionDetails
5/13/2016Joseph B McgoldrickVPSell9,000$22.23$200,070.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Janiece M LongoriaDirectorSell3,000$17.03$51,090.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Tracy B BridgeVPBuy10,000$19.80$198,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Tracy B BridgeVPBuy10,000$20.20$202,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Phillip R SmithDirectorBuy2,000$20.28$40,560.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Joseph B McgoldrickVPBuy10,000$20.15$201,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015William D RogersCFOBuy20,000$19.81$396,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Milton CarrollChairmanSell9,795$24.11$236,157.45View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Milton CarrollChairmanSell10,333$24.44$252,538.52View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013David McclanahanCEOSell106,100$23.01$2,441,361.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Joseph B McgoldrickSVPSell2,000$24.40$48,800.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP)
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CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Chart for Sunday, August, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 8/28/2016 by Staff