CNP CenterPoint Energy

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  • CNP
  • Price as of: Dec 07, 06:40 PM EST
  • $24.09
  • +$0.31
  • +1.3%
  • Industry
  • Diversified utilities
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CNP Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    4.28% Utilities Average 2.64%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.03 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    87.3% EPS $1.18
  • Dividend Growth
    10 yrs Since 2006
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CNP Upcoming Dividend Payouts

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Metric CNP Rank CNP Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is lower than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

CNP Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
6.9% 4.2% 10 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

CNP Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.9900 2015 4.2%
$0.9500 2014 14.5%
Historical Dividend Data

CNP Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2575 2016-10-27 2016-11-14 2016-11-16 2016-12-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2575 2016-07-28 2016-08-12 2016-08-16 2016-09-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2575 2016-04-28 2016-05-12 2016-05-16 2016-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2575 2016-01-20 2016-02-11 2016-02-16 2016-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2475 2015-10-21 2015-11-10 2015-11-13 2015-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2475 2015-07-24 2015-08-12 2015-08-14 2015-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2475 2015-04-23 2015-05-13 2015-05-15 2015-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2475 2015-01-26 2015-02-11 2015-02-13 2015-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2014-10-21 2014-11-12 2014-11-14 2014-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2014-07-24 2014-08-13 2014-08-15 2014-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2014-04-24 2014-05-14 2014-05-16 2014-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2375 2014-01-20 2014-02-12 2014-02-14 2014-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2013-10-23 2013-11-13 2013-11-15 2013-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2013-07-25 2013-08-14 2013-08-16 2013-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2013-04-25 2013-05-14 2013-05-16 2013-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2075 2013-01-25 2013-02-13 2013-02-15 2013-03-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2025 2012-10-24 2012-11-14 2012-11-16 2012-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2025 2012-07-26 2012-08-14 2012-08-16 2012-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2025 2012-04-26 2012-05-14 2012-05-16 2012-06-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2025 2012-01-19 2012-02-14 2012-02-16 2012-03-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2011-10-26 2011-11-14 2011-11-16 2011-12-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2011-07-19 2011-08-12 2011-08-16 2011-09-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2011-04-21 2011-05-12 2011-05-16 2011-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1975 2011-01-20 2011-02-14 2011-02-16 2011-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1950 2010-10-21 2010-11-12 2010-11-16 2010-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1950 2010-07-22 2010-08-12 2010-08-16 2010-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1950 2010-04-22 2010-05-12 2010-05-14 2010-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1950 2010-01-21 2010-02-11 2010-02-16 2010-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2009-10-22 2009-11-12 2009-11-16 2009-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2009-07-23 2009-08-12 2009-08-14 2009-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2009-04-23 2009-05-13 2009-05-15 2009-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2009-01-22 2009-02-11 2009-02-16 2009-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1825 2008-10-30 2008-11-12 2008-11-14 2008-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1825 2008-07-24 2008-08-13 2008-08-15 2008-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1825 2008-04-24 2008-05-14 2008-05-16 2008-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1825 2008-01-24 2008-02-13 2008-02-15 2008-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2007-10-25 2007-11-14 2007-11-16 2007-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2007-07-26 2007-08-14 2007-08-16 2007-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2007-04-26 2007-05-14 2007-05-16 2007-06-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1700 2007-02-01 2007-02-14 2007-02-16 2007-03-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2006-10-26 2006-11-14 2006-11-16 2006-12-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2006-07-27 2006-08-14 2006-08-16 2006-09-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2006-04-28 2006-05-12 2006-05-16 2006-06-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2006-01-26 2006-02-14 2006-02-16 2006-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2005-10-24 2005-11-14 2005-11-16 2005-12-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2005-08-31 2005-09-08 2005-09-12 2005-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2005-06-02 2005-06-13 2005-06-15 2005-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2005-03-03 2005-03-14 2005-03-16 2005-03-31 Yes Special N/A
$0.1000 2005-01-26 2005-02-14 2005-02-16 2005-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-11-15 2004-11-23 2004-11-26 2004-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-07-29 2004-08-12 2004-08-16 2004-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-05-13 2004-05-20 2004-05-24 2004-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2004-01-28 2004-02-11 2004-02-16 2004-03-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2003-11-05 2003-11-13 2003-11-17 2003-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2003-06-18 2003-08-13 2003-08-15 2003-09-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2003-05-07 2003-05-15 2003-05-19 2003-06-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2003-03-02 2003-03-10 2003-03-12 2003-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2002-10-02 2002-11-13 2002-11-15 2002-12-10 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

CNP Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities

Centerpoint Energy- (CNP)-is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution, competitive natural gas sales and services, interstate pipelines and field services operations. The company serves more than five million metered customers primarily in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. Assets total over $17 billion. With about 8,600 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 130 years. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. was founded in 1882 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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