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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) which is in the industry Gas Utilities, gaining -1.11% today. In the last week its performance is 2.62%, and 20.05% for the past quarter. Currently, CenterPoint Energy, Inc., CNP has a target price of 24.13, so today’s gain of -1.11% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.16%.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), has a market cap of 10626.75, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 77.80%.

At the current price of 24.42, it has a dividend yield of 4.17%, and its target price is 24.13. This is with a profit margin of -9.60%, and total debt/equity of 2.56. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) has a P/E of *TBA, as well as a forward P/E of 20.34.

With a current EPS of -1.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.57%,CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -28.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.63%.

Performance for the year is 41.95%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 38.00%.

Volume today for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), is 884379, while its average volume is 3926.1. Whilst the total gain today was -1.11%, it did have a day high of -1.19%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.29%, and 1.49% for the month. The 52-week low for CenterPoint Energy, Inc., CNP has been 56.10%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.19%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.80%, and its return on assets is -3.10%. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) has an operating margin of 13.40%. With a sales growth of -18.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that CenterPoint Energy, Inc., CNP is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 2.1, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of CenterPoint Energy, Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.53, along with a P/B of 3.03. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.56.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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