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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 -1.17% today. In the last week its performance is 0.60%, and 14.22% for the past quarter. Currently, CenterPoint Energy, Inc., CNP has a target price of 23.21, so today’s gain of -1.17% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.42%.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), has a market cap of 10183.43, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 77.50%.

At the current price of 23.66, it has a dividend yield of 4.35%, and its target price is 23.21. 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 19.54.

With a current EPS of -1.56, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 5.49%,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 5.60%.

Performance for the year is 29.46%. Since its IPO date on 1/2/1970, the total performance to date is 32.24%.

Volume today for CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP), is 3415300, while its average volume is 3850.14. Whilst the total gain today was -1.17%, it did have a day high of -2.23%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.52% for the month. The 52-week low for CenterPoint Energy, Inc., CNP has been 51.27%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.23%.

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 1.47, along with a P/B of 2.9. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 9.16.

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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