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NYSE:CNP - CenterPoint Energy Stock Price, Forecast & News

$25.04
+0.02 (+0.08 %)
(As of 12/9/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$24.82
Now: $25.04
$25.16
50-Day Range
$24.37
MA: $26.87
$29.96
52-Week Range
$24.25
Now: $25.04
$31.42
Volume3.74 million shs
Average Volume4.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.58 billion
P/E Ratio15.65
Dividend Yield4.60%
Beta0.42
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.59 billion
Cash Flow$4.04 per share
Book Value$12.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$368 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,977
Market Cap$12.58 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CenterPoint Energy's stock symbol?

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

How often does CenterPoint Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 21st will be given a dividend of $0.2875 per share on Thursday, December 12th. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.59%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 20th. View CenterPoint Energy's Dividend History.

How were CenterPoint Energy's earnings last quarter?

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.10. The utilities provider earned $2.74 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.91 billion. CenterPoint Energy had a return on equity of 14.51% and a net margin of 6.23%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 24.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS. View CenterPoint Energy's Earnings History.

When is CenterPoint Energy's next earnings date?

CenterPoint Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for CenterPoint Energy.

What guidance has CenterPoint Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

CenterPoint Energy issued an update on its FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.70-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.64.

What price target have analysts set for CNP?

14 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for CenterPoint Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect CenterPoint Energy's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CenterPoint Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CenterPoint Energy?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CenterPoint Energy in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for CenterPoint Energy.

Has CenterPoint Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CNP stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CenterPoint Energy earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for CenterPoint Energy.

Are investors shorting CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,490,000 shares, a decline of 7.1% from the October 31st total of 13,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,430,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 2.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View CenterPoint Energy's Current Options Chain.

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), Hawkins (HWKN), AbbVie (ABBV), Ford Motor (F), Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Alphabet (GOOG) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are CenterPoint Energy's key executives?

CenterPoint Energy's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are CenterPoint Energy's major shareholders?

CenterPoint Energy's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.99%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.78%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.69%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.64%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.47%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.39%). Company insiders that own CenterPoint Energy stock include Joseph John Vortherms, Milton Carroll, Scott M Prochazka and Ted Pound. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CenterPoint Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Unigestion Holding SA, Voya Investment Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, CCM Investment Advisers LLC and Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL. Company insiders that have sold CenterPoint Energy company stock in the last year include Joseph John Vortherms, Milton Carroll and Scott M Prochazka. View Insider Buying and Selling for CenterPoint Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Teilinger Capital Ltd., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Strs Ohio and Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for CenterPoint Energy.

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 $25.04.

How big of a company is CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy has a market capitalization of $12.58 billion and generates $10.59 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $368 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.60 on an earnings per share basis. CenterPoint Energy employs 7,977 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About CenterPoint Energy.

What is CenterPoint Energy's official website?

The official website for CenterPoint Energy is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for CenterPoint Energy (NYSE CNP)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  358 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  522 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  880
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CenterPoint Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CNP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CNP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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