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NYSE:CNP

CenterPoint Energy Stock Forecast, Price & News

$20.66
+0.79 (+3.98 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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50-Day Range
$19.44
MA: $21.06
$21.95
52-Week Range
$11.58
Now: $20.66
$25.39
Volume4.80 million shs
Average Volume4.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.40 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.29%
Beta0.95
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company's Houston Electric T&D segment electric transmission and distribution services to electric utility. It owns 236 substation sites with a total installed rated transformer capacity of 68,053 megavolt amperes. Its Indiana Electric Integrated segment provides energy delivery services to electric customers and electric generation assets to electric customers and wholesale markets. The company's 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 home appliance maintenance and repair services. This segment owns approximately 98,000 linear miles of natural gas distribution mains. Its 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. It owns and operates 210 miles of intrastate pipeline in Louisiana and Texas; and leases transportation capacity on various interstate and intrastate pipelines, and storage. The company's Infrastructure Services segment offers underground pipeline construction and repair services. 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. As of March 2, 2020, it served approximately 7 million electric and natural gas metered customers. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric services
Sub-IndustryMulti-Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP15189T10
Phone713-207-1111
Employees9,541
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$12.30 billion
Cash Flow$4.29 per share
Book Value$13.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$791 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$11.40 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.93 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

50th out of 274 stocks

Electric Services Industry

20th out of 78 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$20.66
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(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is CenterPoint Energy a buy right now?

15 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CenterPoint Energy in the last twelve months. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" CenterPoint Energy stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CNP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than CenterPoint Energy?

Wall Street analysts have given CenterPoint Energy a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but CenterPoint Energy wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, May 6th 2021.
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How can I listen to CenterPoint Energy's earnings call?

CenterPoint Energy will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were CenterPoint Energy's earnings last quarter?

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.05 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.01 billion. CenterPoint Energy had a negative net margin of 9.49% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.78%. The firm's revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share.
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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 (WHO). Since then, CNP shares have increased by 17.0% and is now trading at $20.66.
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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 10th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Thursday, March 11th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 17th. This is a positive change from CenterPoint Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.
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Is CenterPoint Energy a good dividend stock?

CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.29%. CenterPoint Energy does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of CenterPoint Energy is 35.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CenterPoint Energy will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.07% 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?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for CenterPoint Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect CenterPoint Energy's share price to reach $21.47 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% 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:
  • Mr. Milton Carroll, Exec. Chairman (Age 71, Pay $754.3k)
  • Mr. Scott Edward Doyle, Exec. VP of Natural Gas (Age 49, Pay $838.55k)
  • Mr. David John Lesar CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Jason P. Wells, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Ms. Kristie L. Colvin, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Kenneth E. Coleman, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Philip Holder, Sr. VP of Strategic Planning & Investor Relations
  • Ms. Carol R. Helliker, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Sr. VP & Deputy Gen. Counsel (Age 60)
  • Ms. Monica Karuturi, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Floyd J. LeBlanc, VP of Corp. Communications & Public Affairs (Age 61)

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.

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), 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.95%), Boston Partners (3.80%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (3.30%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (1.94%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.68%) and Barclays PLC (1.68%). Company insiders that own CenterPoint Energy stock include David J Lesar, Milton Carroll and Scott M Prochazka.
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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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Strs Ohio, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., and BlackRock Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying CenterPoint Energy stock?

CNP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bluescape Energy Partners LLC, Norges Bank, Boston Partners, LNZ Capital LP, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Verition Fund Management LLC, and Jennison Associates LLC.
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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 $20.66.

How much money does CenterPoint Energy make?

CenterPoint Energy has a market capitalization of $11.40 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.

How many employees does CenterPoint Energy have?

CenterPoint Energy employs 9,541 workers across the globe.

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.


This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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