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CenterPoint Energy Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:CNP)

$29.46
+0.16 (+0.55 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 02:38 PM ET)
Today's Range
$29.22
Now: $29.46
$29.59
50-Day Range
$27.69
MA: $29.18
$30.53
52-Week Range
$26.74
Now: $29.46
$31.42
Volume2.43 million shs
Average Volume4.59 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.79 billion
P/E Ratio18.41
Dividend Yield4.00%
Beta0.48
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$4.14 per share
Book Value$12.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$368 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,977
Market Cap$14.79 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Investors 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 yield of 3.90%. 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.31 by $0.04. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.79 billion. CenterPoint Energy had a return on equity of 13.59% and a net margin of 5.55%. The firm's revenue was up 28.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.30 earnings per share. 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, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for CenterPoint Energy.

How can I listen to CenterPoint Energy's earnings call?

CenterPoint Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 7th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

CenterPoint Energy issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.64.

What price target have analysts set for CNP?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for CenterPoint Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $29.32 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate CenterPoint Energy's share price to reach $31.94 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% 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 2 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for CenterPoint Energy.

Has CenterPoint Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CNP stock has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. CenterPoint Energy earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for CenterPoint Energy.

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), Hawkins (HWKN), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Alphabet (GOOG), Ford Motor (F), Boeing (BA), CA (CA), American Electric Power (AEP) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.78%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.47%), Strs Ohio (0.35%), Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.17%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.11%) and CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.10%). 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 Alberta Investment Management Corp, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp and Hennessy Advisors Inc.. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Strs Ohio, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Stephens Inc. AR, Crow Point Partners LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Northpointe Capital LLC and Viking Fund Management LLC. 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 $29.46.

How big of a company is CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy has a market capitalization of $14.79 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:  344 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  507 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  851
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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