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Centerpoint Energy Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for CNP

Based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Centerpoint Energy Inc.
Min Forecast
$29.00-4.45%
Avg Forecast
$31.00+2.14%
Max Forecast
$34.00+12.03%

Should I buy or sell CNP stock?

Based on 11 analysts offering ratings for Centerpoint Energy Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
6 analysts 54.55%
Buy
2 analysts 18.18%
Hold
3 analysts 27.27%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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CNP stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Morgan Stanley
Top 2%
99
Strong BuyMaintains$29.00-4.45%2022-11-11
KeyBanc
Top 8%
93
Strong BuyMaintains$31.00+2.14%2022-10-20
Wells Fargo
Top 11%
90
Strong BuyMaintains$31.00+2.14%2022-10-19
Barclays
Top 12%
89
Strong BuyMaintains$33.00+8.73%2022-07-18
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$29.00-4.45%2022-06-23
Credit Suisse
Top 18%
83
BuyInitiates Coverage On$34.00+12.03%2022-04-26
Mizuho
Top 24%
77
Strong BuyMaintains$34.00+12.03%2022-04-06Find out why
Citigroup
Top 18%
83
HoldMaintains$29.00-4.45%2022-02-23
UBS
Top 30%
71
Strong BuyUpgrades$30.00-1.15%2022-02-15
Goldman Sachs
Top 17%
84
HoldDowngrades$30.00-1.15%2022-01-13

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Forecast return on equity

Is CNP forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
11.09%
Industry
11.2%
Market
62.68%
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Forecast return on assets

Is CNP forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
3.02%
Industry
3.84%
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CNP earnings per share forecast

What is CNP's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$1.38-43.9%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$1.52-38.21%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$1.67-32.11%
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CNP revenue forecast

What is CNP's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$8.6B-3.07%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$8.8B-1.11%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.2B+2.84%
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CNP earnings growth forecast

How is CNP forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Gas companies and vs the US market?
Company
-12.15%
Industry
-3.99%
Market
17.05%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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CNP revenue growth forecast

How is CNP forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Gas companies and vs the US market?
Company
0.83%
Industry
2.07%
Market
6.67%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

CNP vs Gas Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
CNP$30.35$31.00+2.14%Strong Buy
ATO$117.50$119.57+1.76%Strong Buy
NI$27.77$30.33+9.23%Strong Buy
NFE$45.42$58.25+28.25%Buy
UGI$38.34$38.67+0.85%Hold

Centerpoint Energy Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Centerpoint Energy Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 11 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: CNP) stock is to Strong Buy CNP stock.

Out of 11 analysts, 6 (54.55%) are recommending CNP as a Strong Buy, 2 (18.18%) are recommending CNP as a Buy, 3 (27.27%) are recommending CNP as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending CNP as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending CNP as a Strong Sell.

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What is CNP's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNP) Centerpoint Energy's forecast annual earnings growth rate of -12.15% is not forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Gas industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of -3.99%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 17.05%.

Centerpoint Energy's earnings in 2022 is $1,527,000,000.On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast CNP's earnings for 2022 to be $868,759,171, with the lowest CNP earnings forecast at $868,759,171, and the highest CNP earnings forecast at $875,054,527. On average, 5 Wall Street analysts forecast CNP's earnings for 2023 to be $956,894,159, with the lowest CNP earnings forecast at $931,712,734, and the highest CNP earnings forecast at $1,032,438,435.

In 2024, CNP is forecast to generate $1,051,324,504 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,013,552,366 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,107,982,711.

What is CNP's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNP) Centerpoint Energy's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 0.83% is not forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Gas industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 2.07%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 6.67%.

Centerpoint Energy's revenue in 2022 is $8,924,000,000.On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast CNP's revenue for 2022 to be $5,445,470,617,437, with the lowest CNP revenue forecast at $5,354,485,091,760, and the highest CNP revenue forecast at $5,519,447,349,436. On average, 3 Wall Street analysts forecast CNP's revenue for 2023 to be $5,555,714,267,602, with the lowest CNP revenue forecast at $5,453,793,078,479, and the highest CNP revenue forecast at $5,682,868,503,887.

In 2024, CNP is forecast to generate $5,777,615,504,960 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $5,726,810,090,931 and the highest revenue forecast at $5,867,819,776,919.

What is CNP's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: CNP) forecast ROA is 3.02%, which is lower than the forecast US Utilities - Regulated Gas industry average of 3.84%.

What is CNP's Price Target?

According to 11 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year CNP price target, the average CNP price target is $31.00, with the highest CNP stock price forecast at $34.00 and the lowest CNP stock price forecast at $29.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Centerpoint Energy's share price could reach $31.00 by Nov 11, 2023. The average Centerpoint Energy stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 2.14% from the current CNP share price of $30.35.

What is CNP's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: CNP) Centerpoint Energy's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.46. On average, analysts forecast that CNP's EPS will be $1.38 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $1.38, and the highest EPS forecast at $1.39. On average, analysts forecast that CNP's EPS will be $1.52 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $1.48, and the highest EPS forecast at $1.64. In 2024, CNP's EPS is forecast to hit $1.67 (min: $1.61, max: $1.76).

What is CNP's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: CNP) forecast ROE is 11.09%, which is considered weak.
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