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Centerpoint Energy Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for CNP

Based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Centerpoint Energy Inc.
Min Forecast
$27.00-10.24%
Avg Forecast
$29.38-2.34%
Max Forecast
$32.00+6.38%

Should I buy or sell CNP stock?

Based on 8 analysts offering ratings for Centerpoint Energy Inc.
Hold
Strong Buy
3 analysts 37.5%
Buy
0 analysts 0%
Hold
3 analysts 37.5%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
2 analysts 25%

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CNP stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-04-22
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-03-14
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-21
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-02-21
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-01-23
Barclays
Top 11%
90
Strong SellMaintains$28.00-6.91%2024-01-22
KeyBanc
Bottom 4%
4
Strong BuyMaintains$31.00+3.06%2024-01-04
Morgan Stanley
Top 3%
98
Strong BuyMaintains$27.00-10.24%2023-11-21

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Forecast return on equity

Is CNP forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
N/A
Market
34.27%

Forecast return on assets

Is CNP forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
N/A

CNP revenue forecast

What is CNP's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$9.1B+6.39%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$9.4B+9.74%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$9.7B+14.1%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

CNP earnings growth forecast

How is CNP forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Electric companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.96%
Industry
9.06%
Market
18.21%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

CNP revenue growth forecast

How is CNP forecast to perform vs Utilities - Regulated Electric companies and vs the US market?
Company
4.44%
Industry
3.94%
Market
9.95%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

CNP vs Regulated Electric Utility Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
CNP$30.08$29.38-2.34%Hold
CMS$63.24$63.67+0.68%Buy
AEE$74.74$77.13+3.19%Hold
FTS$40.77N/AN/A
ES$60.96$64.64+6.04%Buy

Centerpoint Energy Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Centerpoint Energy Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 8 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: CNP) stock is to Hold CNP stock.

Out of 8 analysts, 3 (37.5%) are recommending CNP as a Strong Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending CNP as a Buy, 3 (37.5%) are recommending CNP as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending CNP as a Sell, and 2 (25%) are recommending CNP as a Strong Sell.

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What is CNP's revenue growth forecast for 2024-2026?

(NYSE: CNP) Centerpoint Energy's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 4.44% is forecast to beat the US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 3.94%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 9.95%.

Centerpoint Energy's revenue in 2024 is $8,537,000,000.On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast CNP's revenue for 2024 to be $5,810,367,457,350, with the lowest CNP revenue forecast at $5,562,598,458,421, and the highest CNP revenue forecast at $6,133,994,945,156. On average, 4 Wall Street analysts forecast CNP's revenue for 2025 to be $5,993,198,058,523, with the lowest CNP revenue forecast at $5,786,056,660,468, and the highest CNP revenue forecast at $6,394,874,450,671.

In 2026, CNP is forecast to generate $6,231,222,779,305 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $6,016,066,277,462 and the highest revenue forecast at $6,663,494,618,317.

What is CNP's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: CNP) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Utilities - Regulated Electric industry average of N/A.

What is CNP's Price Target?

According to 8 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year CNP price target, the average CNP price target is $29.38, with the highest CNP stock price forecast at $32.00 and the lowest CNP stock price forecast at $27.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Centerpoint Energy's share price could fall to $29.38 by Apr 22, 2025. The average Centerpoint Energy stock price prediction forecasts a potential downside of 2.34% from the current CNP share price of $30.08.

What is CNP's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2024-2027?

(NYSE: CNP) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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