NYSE:CNP (USA) Also trade in: Germany

CenterPoint Energy Inc

$ 29.64 -0.13 (-0.44%)
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Volume: 3,895,118 Avg Vol (1m): 4,342,564
Market Cap $: 14.88 Bil Enterprise Value $: 29.91 Bil
P/E (TTM): 46.32 P/B: 2.32
Earnings Power Value -34.73
Net Current Asset Value -47.63
Tangible Book 1.64
Projected FCF 16.51
Median P/S Value 26.2
Graham Number 4.86
Peter Lynch Value 4.5
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
YTD (-%)

Financial Strength : 4/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
66.98% of 527 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 57371.9, Med: 0.23, Min: 0.01
CNP: 0.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.03, Max: 0.52
Current: 0.06
0
0.52
Equity-to-Asset 0.24
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
84.81% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1, Med: 0.37, Min: -36.82
CNP: 0.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.03, Med: 0.19, Max: 0.39
Current: 0.24
0.03
0.39
Debt-to-Equity 1.72
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
78.86% of 492 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 18.48, Med: 0.93, Min: 0.01
CNP: 1.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.82, Med: 2.32, Max: 17.19
Current: 1.72
0.82
17.19
Debt-to-EBITDA 6.43
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
61.93% of 486 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 602.61, Med: 3.8, Min: 0.01
CNP: 6.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.48, Med: 3.98, Max: 29.53
Current: 6.43
3.48
29.53
Interest Coverage 1.80
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
76.33% of 528 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 16305.77, Med: 4.89, Min: 0.02
CNP: 1.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.75, Med: 2.07, Max: 2.91
Current: 1.8
1.75
2.91
Piotroski F-Score 4
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 0.80
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 4.39%
WACC 5.14%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 7.52
Operating Margin ranked lower than
64.70% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 207.01, Med: 14.76, Min: -6925
CNP: 7.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.52, Med: 13.1, Max: 17.31
Current: 7.52
7.52
17.31
Net Margin % 3.39
Net Margin ranked higher than
74.49% of 541 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 5650, Med: 8.05, Min: -5723.74
CNP: 3.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.37, Med: 5.32, Max: 18.64
Current: 3.39
-9.37
18.64
ROE % 4.92
ROE ranked higher than
95.58% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 199991.92, Med: 8.66, Min: -1195.01
CNP: 4.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -17.28, Med: 13.13, Max: 43.99
Current: 4.92
-17.28
43.99
ROA % 1.46
ROA ranked higher than
83.70% of 552 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 112.53, Med: 3.17, Min: -436.25
CNP: 1.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.11, Med: 1.95, Max: 8.04
Current: 1.46
-3.11
8.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
57.95% of 547 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 2918.52, Med: 9.73, Min: -9636.36
CNP: 6.45
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.11, Med: 11.11, Max: 14.56
Current: 6.45
-6.11
14.56
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 12.80
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
51.92% of 520 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 227.9, Med: 0.9, Min: -100
CNP: 10.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -26.1, Med: 0.3, Max: 46.9
Current: 10.9
-26.1
46.9
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 94.30
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
57.85% of 503 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 371.8, Med: 3.7, Min: -100
CNP: 91
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -50, Med: 0.1, Max: 91
Current: 91
-50
91

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Business Description

Industry Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas    NAICS : 221210    SIC : 4923
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Traded in other countries HOU.Germany
Address 1111 Louisiana, Houston, TX, USA, 77002
CenterPoint Energy owns a portfolio of energy-related businesses. Its regulated electric utility provides transmission and distribution services to Houston and the surrounding area. The company has natural gas distribution systems in six states, including the cities of Houston and Minneapolis. CenterPoint owns approximately 54% of Enable Midstream Partners, a partnership consisting of natural gas processing and storage facilities and more than 21,000 miles of interstate, intrastate, and gathering pipelines in the midcontinent region.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 46.32
PE Ratio ranked higher than
85.15% of 478 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.12, Min: 0.23
CNP: 46.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.73, Med: 15.34, Max: 57.07
Current: 46.32
5.73
57.07
Forward PE Ratio 17.92
Forward P/E ranked lower than
56.41% of 156 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 56.82, Med: 16.56, Min: 0.07
CNP: 17.92
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 46.32
PE without NRI ranked higher than
85.48% of 482 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 6747.16, Med: 16.23, Min: 0.23
CNP: 46.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.83, Med: 15.15, Max: 57.07
Current: 46.32
5.83
57.07
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 43.14
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
59.00% of 261 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 2275, Med: 19.03, Min: 0.76
CNP: 43.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.44, Med: 18.06, Max: 90.5
Current: 43.14
4.44
90.5
PB Ratio 2.32
PB Ratio ranked lower than
81.85% of 540 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 59.24, Med: 1.52, Min: 0.01
CNP: 2.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.5, Med: 2.3, Max: 3.61
Current: 2.32
1.5
3.61
PS Ratio 1.28
PS Ratio ranked higher than
61.19% of 536 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 3460, Med: 1.61, Min: 0.01
CNP: 1.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 1.13, Max: 1.56
Current: 1.28
0.28
1.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 89.01
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
68.08% of 260 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1245.83, Med: 17.65, Min: 1.05
CNP: 89.01
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.02, Med: 27.39, Max: 398.83
Current: 89.01
7.02
398.83
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.05
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
63.47% of 438 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 401.96, Med: 7.95, Min: 0.26
CNP: 7.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.65, Med: 5.18, Max: 9.04
Current: 7.05
2.65
9.04
EV-to-EBIT 31.41
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
67.13% of 502 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 3176.97, Med: 14.93, Min: 0.02
CNP: 31.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -26.4, Med: 12.9, Max: 125.5
Current: 31.41
-26.4
125.5
EV-to-EBITDA 13.58
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
73.06% of 516 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 47184.2, Med: 10.53, Min: 0.02
CNP: 13.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.3, Med: 7.6, Max: 60.2
Current: 13.58
1.3
60.2
EV-to-Revenue 2.73
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
61.31% of 535 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 2609.33, Med: 2.51, Min: 0.01
CNP: 2.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.7, Med: 2, Max: 2.8
Current: 2.73
0.7
2.8
PEG Ratio 8.77
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
100.00% of 277 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 383.47, Med: 2.69, Min: 0.03
CNP: 8.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 0.8, Max: 11.99
Current: 8.77
0.2
11.99
Shiller PE Ratio 21.38
Shiller PE Ratio ranked higher than
51.33% of 263 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1055.16, Med: 20.93, Min: 0.55
CNP: 21.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.97, Med: 21.88, Max: 1439
Current: 21.38
12.97
1439
Current Ratio 1.09
Current Ratio ranked lower than
58.46% of 544 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.02
CNP: 1.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.15, Med: 0.77, Max: 2.13
Current: 1.09
0.15
2.13
Quick Ratio 0.97
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
61.51% of 543 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 9431, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.12
CNP: 0.97
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.06, Med: 0.68, Max: 2.01
Current: 0.97
0.06
2.01
Days Inventory 15.25
Days Inventory ranked higher than
55.58% of 484 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 702.8, Med: 21.52, Min: 0.06
CNP: 15.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.25, Med: 21.46, Max: 37.41
Current: 15.25
15.25
37.41
Days Sales Outstanding 47.10
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
73.90% of 525 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 545.94, Med: 48.56, Min: 1
CNP: 47.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 29.3, Med: 35.35, Max: 47.1
Current: 47.1
29.3
47.1
Days Payable 50.85
Days Payable ranked lower than
75.54% of 507 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 949.53, Med: 61.37, Min: 0.02
CNP: 50.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 34.51, Med: 43.42, Max: 55.81
Current: 50.85
34.51
55.81

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 3.83
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked higher than
57.19% of 1105 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.44, Min: 0.01
CNP: 3.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.27, Med: 4.13, Max: 8.32
Current: 3.83
3.27
8.32
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.75
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
72.67% of 611 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 491.25, Med: 0.51, Min: 0.01
CNP: 1.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.26, Med: 0.75, Max: 1.75
Current: 1.75
0.26
1.75
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 3.90
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
50.56% of 354 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 102.7, Med: 4.3, Min: -100
CNP: 3.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -35.6, Med: 0.4, Max: 34.5
Current: 3.9
-35.6
34.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.86
Forward Dividend Yield ranked higher than
56.61% of 1081 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 82.33, Med: 3.53, Min: 0.01
CNP: 3.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 4.98
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked higher than
64.20% of 1106 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 332.77, Med: 3.95, Min: 0.01
CNP: 4.98
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.25, Med: 5.37, Max: 10.82
Current: 4.98
4.25
10.82
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -5.20
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
84.25% of 292 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 42.7, Med: -2.7, Min: -899.5
CNP: -5.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.6, Med: -0.8, Max: 1.6
Current: -5.2
-9.6
1.6

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 18.07
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
78.32% of 489 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 754.03, Med: 1.82, Min: 0.03
CNP: 18.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.04, Med: 3.06, Max: 346.36
Current: 18.07
1.04
346.36
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.80
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
64.03% of 367 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 126.14, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.06
CNP: 1.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.74, Med: 1.66, Max: 305.67
Current: 1.8
0.74
305.67
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
63.64% of 506 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1075, Med: 1, Min: 0.01
CNP: 1.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 0.77, Max: 1.31
Current: 1.13
0.2
1.31
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 6.59
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
100.00% of 147 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 119.38, Med: 1.33, Min: 0.01
CNP: 6.59
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.18, Med: 0.97, Max: 9.79
Current: 6.59
0.18
9.79
Price-to-Graham-Number 6.10
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked higher than
62.32% of 406 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 27.49, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.04
CNP: 6.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.53, Med: 1.52, Max: 13.94
Current: 6.1
0.53
13.94
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
61.16% of 551 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 5000, Med: 6.37, Min: -86.21
CNP: 3.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.5, Med: 7.5, Max: 73
Current: 3.18
-4.5
73
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 8.62
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
60.45% of 402 companies
in the Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.
Industry Max: 1132.67, Med: 3.67, Min: -2480.81
CNP: 8.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -24.6, Med: -1.7, Max: 19.3
Current: 8.62
-24.6
19.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 10,965
EPS (TTM) $ 0.64
Beta 0.41
Volatility % 12.28
52-Week Range $ 25.1 - 31.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 502.17

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 4
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy N
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y