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CenterPoint Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.06 (+0.22%)
(As of 01/14/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
3.10 million shs
Average Volume
5.47 million shs
Market Capitalization
$17.36 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of power generation and distribution. It operates through the following segments: Houston Electric Transmission & Distribution (T&D); Indiana Electric Integrated; Natural Gas Distribution; Energy Services; Infrastructure Services; Midstream Investments; and Corporate and Other. The Electric T&D segment offers electric transmission and distribution services. The Indiana Electric Integrated segment includes energy delivery services to electric customers and electric generation assets to serve electric customers and optimize those assets in the wholesale power market. The Natural Gas Distribution segment provides regulated natural gas distribution services. The Energy Services segment offers non-rate regulated natural gas sales to, and transportation and storage services, for commercial and industrial customers. The Infrastructure Services segment focuses on underground pipeline construction and repair services. The Midstream Investments segment consist of the equity method investment in Enable. The Other Operations segment comprises office buildings and other real estate used for business operations and home


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Electric services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.42 billion
Cash Flow
$3.93 per share
Book Value
$10.98 per share


Net Income
$-773 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$17.36 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/9 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Ex-Dividend for 3/10 Dividend
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.25 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

61st out of 118 stocks

Electric Services Industry

26th out of 56 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is CenterPoint Energy a buy right now?

11 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CenterPoint Energy in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" CenterPoint Energy stock.
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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 56.3% and is now trading at $27.61.
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When is CenterPoint Energy's next earnings date?

CenterPoint Energy is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 24th 2022.
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How were CenterPoint Energy's earnings last quarter?

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $1.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.66 billion. CenterPoint Energy had a net margin of 12.75% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.38%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.34 EPS.
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How often does CenterPoint Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Thursday, March 10th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 16th.
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Is CenterPoint Energy a good dividend stock?

CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.46%. CenterPoint Energy has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of CenterPoint Energy is 44.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CenterPoint Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 48.92% next year. This indicates that CenterPoint Energy will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CNP?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for CenterPoint Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect CenterPoint Energy's stock price to reach $28.56 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are CenterPoint Energy's key executives?

CenterPoint Energy's management team includes the following people:
  • David J. Lesar, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jason P. Wells, Chief Financial Officer & Executive VP
  • Kenneth E. Coleman, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Lynne Harkel-Rumford, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP
  • Monica Karuturi, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

What is David J. Lesar's approval rating as CenterPoint Energy's CEO?

9 employees have rated CenterPoint Energy CEO David J. Lesar on Glassdoor.com. David J. Lesar has an approval rating of 100% among CenterPoint Energy's employees. This puts David J. Lesar in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), CVS Health (CVS), General Electric (GE) and Ford Motor (F).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.50%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%), Viking Fund Management LLC (0.01%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.01%), Contravisory Investment Management Inc. (0.01%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own CenterPoint Energy stock include Barry T Smitherman, David J Lesar, Jason P Wells and Leslie D Biddle.
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Which institutional investors are selling CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Symmetry Partners LLC, Koshinski Asset Management Inc., and Old Port Advisors. Company insiders that have sold CenterPoint Energy company stock in the last year include Barry T Smitherman, and Leslie D Biddle.
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Which institutional investors are buying CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Fund Management LLC, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Spire Wealth Management, DNB Asset Management AS, Centennial Wealth Advisory LLC, Brookstone Capital Management, and Magnolia Capital Management Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought CenterPoint Energy stock in the last two years include David J Lesar, and Jason P Wells.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is CenterPoint Energy's stock price today?

One share of CNP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.61.

How much money does CenterPoint Energy make?

CenterPoint Energy has a market capitalization of $17.36 billion and generates $7.42 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-773 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.52 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does CenterPoint Energy have?

CenterPoint Energy employs 9,541 workers across the globe.

Does CenterPoint Energy have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of CenterPoint Energy: Asgard Energy, CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric LLC, CenterPoint Energy Investment Management Inc., CenterPoint Energy Midstream Inc., CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp., Continuum Energy, Indiana Gas Company Inc, Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company, Utility Holding LLC, Vectren Corporation, Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio Inc., and Vectren Utility Holdings Inc..

When was CenterPoint Energy founded?

CenterPoint Energy was founded in 1866.

What is CenterPoint Energy's official website?

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

Where are CenterPoint Energy's headquarters?

CenterPoint Energy is headquartered at 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston TX, 77002.

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 or via fax at 713-207-3169.

This page was last updated on 1/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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