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MA: $21.89
$24.05
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$15.18
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$25.39
Volume7.56 million shs
Average Volume4.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.27 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.70%
Beta0.95

Competitors

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) Vs. D, SRE, PEG, WEC, DTE, and ED

Should you be buying CNP stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "multi-utilities" are considered alternatives and competitors to CenterPoint Energy, including Dominion Energy (D), Sempra Energy (SRE), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), WEC Energy Group (WEC), DTE Energy (DTE), and Consolidated Edison (ED).

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) and Dominion Energy (NYSE:D) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Dominion Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Dominion Energy pays out 59.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. CenterPoint Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Dominion Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dominion Energy has a beta of 0.3, suggesting that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares CenterPoint Energy and Dominion Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%
Dominion Energy0.10%12.19%3.40%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares CenterPoint Energy and Dominion Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion1.08$791 million$1.7913.44
Dominion Energy$16.57 billion3.84$1.36 billion$4.2418.61

Dominion Energy has higher revenue and earnings than CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dominion Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CenterPoint Energy and Dominion Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CenterPoint Energy07602.46
Dominion Energy041002.71

CenterPoint Energy presently has a consensus target price of $22.2308, suggesting a potential downside of 7.60%. Dominion Energy has a consensus target price of $83.2308, suggesting a potential upside of 5.50%. Given Dominion Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Dominion Energy is more favorable than CenterPoint Energy.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.1% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Dominion Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Dominion Energy beats CenterPoint Energy on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) and Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares CenterPoint Energy and Sempra Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%
Sempra Energy34.85%11.02%3.40%

Dividends

CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Sempra Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sempra Energy pays out 64.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. CenterPoint Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Sempra Energy has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years. Sempra Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility & Risk

CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sempra Energy has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for CenterPoint Energy and Sempra Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CenterPoint Energy07602.46
Sempra Energy06602.50

CenterPoint Energy presently has a consensus price target of $22.2308, indicating a potential downside of 7.60%. Sempra Energy has a consensus price target of $144.5455, indicating a potential upside of 4.64%. Given Sempra Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sempra Energy is more favorable than CenterPoint Energy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.8% of Sempra Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Sempra Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CenterPoint Energy and Sempra Energy's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion1.08$791 million$1.7913.44
Sempra Energy$10.83 billion3.86$2.20 billion$6.7820.37

Sempra Energy has lower revenue, but higher earnings than CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sempra Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Sempra Energy beats CenterPoint Energy on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Public Service Enterprise Group (NYSE:PEG) and CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Public Service Enterprise Group has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its stock price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.6% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Public Service Enterprise Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Public Service Enterprise Group pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Public Service Enterprise Group pays out 62.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Public Service Enterprise Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and CenterPoint Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and CenterPoint Energy's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Public Service Enterprise Group$10.08 billion3.18$1.69 billion$3.2819.31
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion1.08$791 million$1.7913.44

Public Service Enterprise Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Public Service Enterprise Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Public Service Enterprise Group and CenterPoint Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Public Service Enterprise Group03702.70
CenterPoint Energy07602.46

Public Service Enterprise Group presently has a consensus price target of $64.1111, suggesting a potential upside of 1.20%. CenterPoint Energy has a consensus price target of $22.2308, suggesting a potential downside of 7.60%. Given Public Service Enterprise Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Public Service Enterprise Group is more favorable than CenterPoint Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Public Service Enterprise Group and CenterPoint Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Public Service Enterprise Group19.74%11.30%3.58%
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%

Summary

Public Service Enterprise Group beats CenterPoint Energy on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC) and CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for WEC Energy Group and CenterPoint Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WEC Energy Group34402.09
CenterPoint Energy07602.46

WEC Energy Group presently has a consensus target price of $93.8182, indicating a potential downside of 3.24%. CenterPoint Energy has a consensus target price of $22.2308, indicating a potential downside of 7.60%. Given WEC Energy Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe WEC Energy Group is more favorable than CenterPoint Energy.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares WEC Energy Group and CenterPoint Energy's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WEC Energy Group$7.52 billion4.07$1.14 billion$3.5827.08
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion1.08$791 million$1.7913.44

WEC Energy Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WEC Energy Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

WEC Energy Group has a beta of 0.18, meaning that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

WEC Energy Group pays an annual dividend of $2.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. WEC Energy Group pays out 75.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. WEC Energy Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and CenterPoint Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.1% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of WEC Energy Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares WEC Energy Group and CenterPoint Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WEC Energy Group16.26%11.36%3.37%
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%

Summary

WEC Energy Group beats CenterPoint Energy on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) and DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares CenterPoint Energy and DTE Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%
DTE Energy11.30%11.43%3.18%

Risk and Volatility

CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DTE Energy has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of DTE Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of DTE Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CenterPoint Energy and DTE Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion1.08$791 million$1.7913.44
DTE Energy$12.67 billion2.15$1.17 billion$6.3022.33

DTE Energy has higher revenue and earnings than CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than DTE Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for CenterPoint Energy and DTE Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
CenterPoint Energy07602.46
DTE Energy05902.64

CenterPoint Energy currently has a consensus target price of $22.2308, suggesting a potential downside of 7.60%. DTE Energy has a consensus target price of $132.50, suggesting a potential downside of 5.81%. Given DTE Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe DTE Energy is more favorable than CenterPoint Energy.

Dividends

CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. DTE Energy pays an annual dividend of $4.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. DTE Energy pays out 68.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. CenterPoint Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and DTE Energy has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

DTE Energy beats CenterPoint Energy on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) and CenterPoint Energy (NYSE:CNP) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Consolidated Edison has a beta of 0.11, suggesting that its share price is 89% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CenterPoint Energy has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Consolidated Edison and CenterPoint Energy's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Consolidated Edison11.06%7.77%2.43%
CenterPoint Energy-9.49%14.78%2.62%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Consolidated Edison and CenterPoint Energy's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Consolidated Edison$12.57 billion2.13$1.34 billion$4.3717.90
CenterPoint Energy$12.30 billion1.08$791 million$1.7913.44

Consolidated Edison has higher revenue and earnings than CenterPoint Energy. CenterPoint Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Consolidated Edison, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Consolidated Edison pays an annual dividend of $3.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. CenterPoint Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Consolidated Edison pays out 70.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CenterPoint Energy pays out 35.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Consolidated Edison has increased its dividend for 47 consecutive years and CenterPoint Energy has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Consolidated Edison is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Consolidated Edison and CenterPoint Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Consolidated Edison56101.67
CenterPoint Energy07602.46

Consolidated Edison currently has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 4.10%. CenterPoint Energy has a consensus price target of $22.2308, suggesting a potential downside of 7.60%. Given Consolidated Edison's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Consolidated Edison is more favorable than CenterPoint Energy.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.4% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Consolidated Edison shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Consolidated Edison beats CenterPoint Energy on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


CenterPoint Energy Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Dominion Energy logo
D
Dominion Energy
1.9$78.89+0.7%$63.59 billion$16.57 billion-3,944.50
Sempra Energy logo
SRE
Sempra Energy
2.3$138.14+0.4%$41.82 billion$10.83 billion10.71Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Public Service Enterprise Group logo
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
1.8$63.35+1.5%$32.00 billion$10.08 billion16.80Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WEC Energy Group logo
WEC
WEC Energy Group
1.5$96.96+1.1%$30.58 billion$7.52 billion26.21Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DTE Energy logo
DTE
DTE Energy
2.1$140.68+0.9%$27.25 billion$12.67 billion19.93Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Consolidated Edison logo
ED
Consolidated Edison
2.4$78.21+1.3%$26.80 billion$12.57 billion19.36Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
PG&E logo
PCG
PG&E
1.3$11.58+2.5%$22.98 billion$17.13 billion-1.16High Trading Volume
Gap Down
Ameren logo
AEE
Ameren
2.0$84.24+0.8%$21.52 billion$5.91 billion24.63Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CMS Energy logo
CMS
CMS Energy
2.1$64.08+1.1%$18.55 billion$6.85 billion23.91Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
NiSource logo
NI
NiSource
1.6$25.62+0.2%$10.04 billion$5.21 billion-32.43Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
MDU Resources Group logo
MDU
MDU Resources Group
1.9$32.85+0.9%$6.61 billion$5.34 billion17.66
Avista logo
AVA
Avista
1.4$47.24+1.0%$3.27 billion$1.35 billion26.10Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Black Hills logo
BKH
Black Hills
2.0$70.59+0.5%$50.26 million$1.73 billion19.88
This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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