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

$27.08
-0.10 (-0.37 %)
(As of 02/18/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$26.96
Now: $27.08
$27.37
50-Day Range
$26.18
MA: $26.76
$27.27
52-Week Range
$24.25
Now: $27.08
$31.42
Volume5.25 million shs
Average Volume4.64 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.60 billion
P/E Ratio21.49
Dividend Yield4.23%
Beta0.44
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$4.02 per share
Book Value$12.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$368 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,977
Market Cap$13.60 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, February 20th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Thursday, March 12th. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.28%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 19th. This is a boost from CenterPoint Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29. View CenterPoint Energy's Dividend History.

How were CenterPoint Energy's earnings last quarter?

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.10. The utilities provider had revenue of $2.74 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.91 billion. CenterPoint Energy had a net margin of 6.23% and a return on equity of 14.51%. CenterPoint Energy's revenue for the quarter was up 24.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.39 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, February 27th 2020. 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, February 27th 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 updated its FY 2019 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, November, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.70-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.64.

What price target have analysts set for CNP?

15 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for CenterPoint Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate CenterPoint Energy's share price to reach $28.43 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for CenterPoint Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CenterPoint Energy?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CenterPoint Energy in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 8 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 articles about CNP stock have trended extremely negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. CenterPoint Energy earned a daily sentiment score of -5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press 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 company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for CenterPoint Energy.

Are investors shorting CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy saw a drop in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 17,740,000 shares, a drop of 6.8% from the January 15th total of 19,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,620,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 3.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Altria Group (MO), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Hawkins (HWKN), Chevron (CVX), Ford Motor (F) and IBM (IBM).

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 shareholders include Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp (1.89%), Levin Easterly Partners LLC (1.36%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.32%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.25%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.86%). 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 Cohen & Steers Inc., Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, AQR Capital Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Strs Ohio. 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 Brookfield Public Securities Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Point72 Asset Management L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, Franklin Resources Inc. and OLD Republic International Corp. 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 $27.08.

How big of a company is CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy has a market capitalization of $13.60 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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  378 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  533 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  911
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 2/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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