CenterPoint Energy - CNP Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Moderate Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $31.00
  • Forecasted Upside: 2.31%
  • Number of Analysts: 10
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 6 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$30.30
▲ +0.62 (2.09%)

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Analyst Price Target for CNP

Analyst Price Target is $31.00
▲ +2.31% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 10 analysts offering 12 month price targets for CenterPoint Energy in the last 3 months. The average price target is $31.00, with a high forecast of $33.00 and a low forecast of $29.00. The average price target represents a 2.31% upside from the last price of $30.30.

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Current Consensus is Moderate Buy

The current consensus among 10 polled investment analysts is to moderate buy stock in CenterPoint Energy. This Moderate Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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1/21/2023
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4/21/2023
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7/20/2023
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10/18/2023
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1/16/2024
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4/15/2024
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/26/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
6/24/2024Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$31.00 ➝ $30.00Low
5/28/2024Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$29.00 ➝ $31.00Low
5/20/2024KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$31.00 ➝ $33.00Low
4/22/2024ScotiabankLower TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$31.00 ➝ $29.00Low
3/14/2024BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$28.00 ➝ $29.00Low
2/21/2024GuggenheimLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$33.00 ➝ $32.00Low
2/21/2024MizuhoReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
1/23/2024Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-Line$29.00 ➝ $30.00Low
1/22/2024BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$27.00 ➝ $28.00Low
1/4/2024KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$29.00 ➝ $31.00Low
11/21/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$28.00 ➝ $27.00Low
10/25/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$29.00 ➝ $28.00Low
10/24/2023BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$28.00 ➝ $27.00Low
10/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$34.00 ➝ $32.00Low
10/16/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$34.00 ➝ $30.00Low
10/9/2023GuggenheimLower Target$34.00 ➝ $29.00Low
9/6/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$34.00 ➝ $33.00Low
8/23/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$30.00 ➝ $29.00Low
8/23/2023BarclaysInitiated CoverageUnderweight$28.00Low
8/17/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$33.00 ➝ $34.00Low
7/28/2023MizuhoDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$33.00Low
7/21/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$30.00Low
7/14/2023MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
7/7/2023GuggenheimBoost Target$32.00 ➝ $33.00Low
6/12/2023GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$32.00Low
6/6/2023UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$33.00 ➝ $30.00Low
4/20/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $30.00Low
4/14/2023Bank of AmericaBoost TargetBuy$30.00 ➝ $35.00Low
3/21/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $28.00Low
3/6/2023Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$33.00Low
2/22/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $30.00Low
1/23/2023GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
12/15/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $31.00Low
12/14/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Target$35.00Low
11/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $29.00Low
10/24/2022GuggenheimLower Target$35.00 ➝ $30.00Low
10/21/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $27.00Low
10/20/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $31.00Low
10/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOverweight$35.00 ➝ $31.00Low
9/22/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $33.00Low
8/23/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $34.00Low
8/9/2022Evercore ISIBoost Target$33.00N/A
7/21/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$29.00 ➝ $31.00Low
7/19/2022KeyCorpLower TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $32.00Low
7/18/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$36.00 ➝ $33.00Low
6/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $29.00Low
5/23/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$34.00 ➝ $33.00Low
4/25/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$34.00Medium
4/20/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $34.00Low
4/20/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$33.00 ➝ $34.00Medium
4/19/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetOverweight$31.00 ➝ $36.00Low
4/7/2022KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $33.00Medium
4/6/2022MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$31.00 ➝ $34.00High
3/31/2022BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
3/23/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
2/23/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$26.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
2/17/2022Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$30.00Medium
2/15/2022UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$27.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
1/13/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$31.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
1/10/2022BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$27.00 ➝ $31.00Low
12/15/2021ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Perform$29.00High
12/10/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweightLow
10/19/2021KeyCorpBoost TargetOverweight$28.00 ➝ $29.00Low
10/1/2021BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$28.00 ➝ $30.00Low
8/6/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$26.00Medium
6/14/2021CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutralLow
5/25/2021BarclaysBoost TargetAverage ➝ Equal Weight$25.00 ➝ $28.00Low
5/24/2021Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$27.00Low
5/13/2021MizuhoBoost TargetBuy$25.50 ➝ $27.00Medium
4/16/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$25.00 ➝ $28.00Low
2/26/2021Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $25.00High
2/26/2021Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-LineHigh
1/21/2021Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ OutperformLow
1/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$26.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
1/6/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$25.00 ➝ $24.00N/A
12/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$21.00 ➝ $24.00Low
11/18/2020BarclaysBoost TargetPositive ➝ Equal Weight$21.00 ➝ $27.00High
11/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $21.00Low
11/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$22.00 ➝ $24.00Medium
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$21.00 ➝ $23.00Low
11/5/2020KeyCorpUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Sector WeightMedium
10/26/2020MizuhoBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$20.00 ➝ $25.00Low
10/19/2020KeyCorpLower TargetUnderweight$17.00 ➝ $16.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$19.00 ➝ $20.00Low
9/18/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$21.00 ➝ $19.00High
8/14/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $21.00Low
8/10/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$23.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
8/7/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$19.00 ➝ $21.00Low
7/21/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$16.00 ➝ $17.00Medium
7/6/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$20.00Low
6/26/2020MizuhoLower TargetBuy$22.00 ➝ $20.00High
6/17/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$19.00 ➝ $20.00Low
6/1/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight$20.00 ➝ $21.00Low
5/15/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $19.00High
5/13/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$18.00Low
5/11/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$21.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
5/11/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$17.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
5/8/2020KeyCorpBoost TargetUnderweight$12.00 ➝ $16.00High
5/8/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$18.00High
5/7/2020CfraBoost TargetHold$16.00 ➝ $18.00High
4/20/2020Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-Line$21.00 ➝ $17.00High
4/16/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetOutperform$21.00 ➝ $23.00Low
4/15/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$15.00 ➝ $17.00High
4/3/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradePeer Perform ➝ Outperform$19.00Low
4/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$25.00 ➝ $21.00High
4/3/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$26.00 ➝ $15.00High
4/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$17.00Medium
4/1/2020UBS GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $17.00High
3/31/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$25.00 ➝ $18.00High
3/26/2020BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$20.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
3/13/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingHold$20.00High
3/13/2020KeyCorpDowngradeSector Weight ➝ UnderweightHigh
3/2/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
2/28/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformHigh
2/28/2020CfraLower TargetStrong-Buy$34.00 ➝ $29.00Low
2/28/2020MizuhoLower TargetBuy$28.00 ➝ $26.00High
2/20/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNeutral$27.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
2/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$28.00High
1/27/2020Evercore ISIUpgradeIn-Line ➝ Outperform$28.00Low
1/23/2020MizuhoLower TargetBuy$31.00 ➝ $30.00Medium
1/14/2020GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$29.00Medium
12/13/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$28.00High
12/4/2019UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$32.00 ➝ $29.00High
11/27/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightN/A
11/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$26.00Low
11/21/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$32.00 ➝ $26.00Low
11/18/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$31.00 ➝ $27.00Medium
11/18/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetConviction-Buy ➝ Buy$33.00 ➝ $29.00Medium
11/15/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$27.00High
11/15/2019GuggenheimDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$32.00 ➝ $29.00High
11/15/2019SunTrust BanksDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$27.00High
11/14/2019Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$31.00 ➝ $28.00High
10/17/2019UBS GroupLower TargetBuy$35.00 ➝ $34.00Low
9/18/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetOutperform$33.00 ➝ $32.00Low
9/6/2019Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$30.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
9/6/2019SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$30.00 ➝ $32.00Medium
8/13/2019BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$33.00 ➝ $31.00Low
(Data available from 7/15/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.17 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 12 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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12/17/2023
  • 13 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/16/2024
  • 19 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
2/15/2024
  • 31 very positive mentions
  • 17 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
3/16/2024
  • 11 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
4/15/2024
  • 27 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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5/15/2024
  • 19 very positive mentions
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  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
6/14/2024
  • 16 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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7/14/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 16 very positive mentions
  • 7 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
CenterPoint Energy logo
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Electric and Natural Gas. The Electric segment includes electric transmission and distribution services to electric customers and electric generation assets, as well as optimizes assets in the wholesale power market. The Natural Gas segment engages in the intrastate natural gas sales, and natural gas transportation and distribution for residential, commercial, industrial and institutional customers in Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio, and Texas; permanent pipeline connections through interconnects with various interstate and intrastate pipeline companies; and provides maintenance and repair services of home appliances to customers in Minnesota and home repair protection plans to natural gas customers in Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, and Texas through a third party. It serves approximately 2,534,730 metered customers; owned 348 substations with transformer capacity of 79,719 megavolt amperes; and owned and operated 217 miles of intrastate pipeline in Louisiana and Texas. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Today's Range

Now: $30.30
Low: $29.71
High: $30.62

50 Day Range

MA: $30.24
Low: $29.32
High: $31.31

52 Week Range

Now: $30.30
Low: $25.42
High: $31.57

Volume

7,825,600 shs

Average Volume

4,594,219 shs

Market Capitalization

$19.38 billion

P/E Ratio

21.34

Dividend Yield

2.70%

Beta

0.92

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of CenterPoint Energy?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on CenterPoint Energy in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Evercore ISI, Guggenheim, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Mizuho, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, StockNews.com, and TheStreet.
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What is the current price target for CenterPoint Energy?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for CenterPoint Energy in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $31.00, suggesting a possible upside of 2.3%. BMO Capital Markets has the highest price target set, predicting CNP will reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $29.00 for CenterPoint Energy in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for CenterPoint Energy?

CenterPoint Energy currently has 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Moderate Buy."
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How do I contact CenterPoint Energy's investor relations team?

CenterPoint Energy's physical mailing address is 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston TX, 77002. The utilities provider's listed phone number is (713) 207-1111. The official website for CenterPoint Energy is www.centerpointenergy.com. Learn More about contacing CenterPoint Energy investor relations.