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NYSE:CNPCenterPoint Energy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.27
+1.25 (+6.57 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$19.05
Now: $20.27
$20.50
50-Day Range
$17.70
MA: $19.04
$20.21
52-Week Range
$11.58
Now: $20.27
$30.71
Volume11.88 million shs
Average Volume7.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.04 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.15%
Beta0.94
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company's Electric Transmission & Distribution segment offers electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers, municipalities, electric cooperatives, and other distribution companies. As of December 31, 2018, it owned 235 substation sites with a total installed rated transformer capacity of 68,338 megavolt amperes; and 15 regional service centers located on a total of 332 acres of land. Its Natural Gas Distribution segment sells regulated intrastate natural gas; provides natural gas transportation and storage services for residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers; and offers unregulated services comprising residential appliance repair and maintenance services. As of December 31, 2018, this segment owned approximately 76,000 linear miles of natural gas distribution mains. The company's Energy Services segment provides physical natural gas supplies primarily to commercial and industrial customers, and electric and natural gas utilities; natural gas management services; and physical delivery services, as well as procures and optimizes transportation and storage assets. As of December 31, 20118, it owned and operated 200 miles of intrastate pipeline in Louisiana and Texas; and leases transportation capacity on various interstate and intrastate pipelines, and storage. Its Midstream Investment segment offers natural gas and crude oil gathering, and natural gas processing services to its producer customers; and interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline transportation and storage services to its producer, power plant, local distribution company, and industrial end-user customers. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.61 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP15189T10
Phone713-207-1111

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.30 billion
Cash Flow$4.75 per share
Book Value$13.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$791 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,262
Market Cap$11.04 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
$20.27
+1.25 (+6.57 %)
(As of 08/6/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CenterPoint Energy's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

CenterPoint Energy's stock was trading at $17.66 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNP shares have increased by 14.8% and is now trading at $20.27.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of CenterPoint Energy?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CenterPoint Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How were CenterPoint Energy's earnings last quarter?

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $1.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.17 billion. CenterPoint Energy had a negative net margin of 5.28% and a positive return on equity of 15.75%. The firm's revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.35 earnings per share.
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How often does CenterPoint Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 20th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 19th.
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What guidance has CenterPoint Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

CenterPoint Energy issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.10-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.29.

What price target have analysts set for CNP?

18 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for CenterPoint Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect CenterPoint Energy's share price to reach $21.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has CenterPoint Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CNP stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CenterPoint Energy earned a news impact score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Who are some of CenterPoint Energy's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CenterPoint Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CenterPoint Energy investors own include AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Pfizer (PFE), IBM (IBM), Altria Group (MO) and CVS Health (CVS).

Who are CenterPoint Energy's key executives?

CenterPoint Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Milton Carroll, Exec. Chairman (Age 69)
  • Mr. Scott M. Prochazka, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Tracy B. Bridge, Exec. VP & Pres of Electric Division (Age 60)
  • Ms. Kristie L. Colvin, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gary Hayes, Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP

What is CenterPoint Energy's stock symbol?

CenterPoint Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CNP."

Who are CenterPoint Energy's major shareholders?

CenterPoint Energy's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Prudential PLC (0.82%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.80%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.62%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.62%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.37%) and Swiss National Bank (0.36%). Company insiders that own CenterPoint Energy stock include David J Lesar, Joseph John Vortherms, Milton Carroll and Scott M Prochazka.
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Which major investors are selling CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., Arizona State Retirement System, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V..
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Which major investors are buying CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Prudential PLC, Teilinger Capital Ltd., Duality Advisers LP, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP.
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How do I buy shares of CenterPoint Energy?

Shares of CNP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is CenterPoint Energy's stock price today?

One share of CNP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.27.

How big of a company is CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy has a market capitalization of $11.04 billion and generates $12.30 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $791 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. CenterPoint Energy employs 14,262 workers across the globe.

What is CenterPoint Energy's official website?

The official website for CenterPoint Energy is www.centerpointenergy.com.

How can I contact CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy's mailing address is 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston TX, 77002. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 713-207-1111.

This page was last updated on 8/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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