CNP
$23.98
Centerpoint Energy
($.12)
(.50%)

Earnings History

Earnings
Revenue
Reaction
Drift
Reaffirms
FY 2012
5/3/2012
8:15:00 AM
$1.08 to $1.20
$1.15
-1.6%
0.8%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2012 earnings of $1.08 to $1.20 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.15 per share for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2012
8/2/2012
8:15:00 AM
$1.13 to $1.23
$1.14
-0.3%
1.2%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2012 earnings of $1.13 to $1.23 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.08 to $1.20 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.14 per share for the year ending December 31, 2012.
Reaffirms
FY 2012
11/7/2012
8:15:00 AM
$1.13 to $1.23
$1.18
-4.0%
-9.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2012 earnings of $1.13 to $1.23 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.18 per share for the year ending December 31, 2012.
In-line Guidance
FY 2013
2/27/2013
8:15:00 AM
$1.22 to $1.30
2.6%
4.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Guides In-line

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2013 earnings of $1.22 to $1.30 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.26 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2013
5/2/2013
8:15:00 AM
$1.17 to $1.25
$1.27
-0.8%
-0.1%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Lowers Guidance

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2013 earnings of $1.17 to $1.25 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.22 to $1.30 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.27 per share on revenue of $8.36 billion for the year ending December 31, 2013.
Reaffirms
FY 2013
11/6/2013
8:15:00 AM
$1.17 to $1.25
$1.22
3.3%
2.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2013 earnings of $1.17 to $1.25 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.22 per share for the year ending December 31, 2013.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2014
2/26/2014
8:15:00 AM
$1.08 to $1.17
-2.6%
-3.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Guides Below Estimates

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said during its conference call it expects 2014 earnings of $1.08 to $1.17 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.21 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Raises Guidance In-line with Estimates
FY 2014
5/1/2014
8:15:00 AM
$1.10 to $1.19
$1.15
-0.1%
-3.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Raises Guidance, but Remains In-line with Estimates

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2014 earnings of $1.10 to $1.19 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.08 to $1.17 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.15 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
8/6/2014
8:15:00 AM
$1.14 to $1.21
$1.17
-1.6%
1.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Inc.

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $1.14 to $1.21 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.17 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
Reaffirms
FY 2014
11/5/2014
8:15:00 AM
$1.14 to $1.21
$1.17
2.0%
-1.5%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2014 earnings of $1.14 to $1.21 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.17 per share for the year ending December 31, 2014.
EPS Below Estimates
FY 2015
2/26/2015
8:15:00 AM
$1.00 to $1.10
-2.5%
-2.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Sees 2015 Below Estimates

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2015 earnings of $1.00 to $1.10 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.18 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
5/11/2015
8:15:00 AM
$1.00 to $1.10
$1.06
-1.1%
0.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $1.00 to $1.10 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.06 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
Reaffirms
FY 2015
8/10/2015
8:15:00 AM
$1.00 to $1.10
$1.05
2.0%
4.6%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $1.00 to $1.10 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.05 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015.
In-line Guidance
FY 2016
2/1/2016
6:45:00 AM
$1.12 to $1.20
4.2%
1.0%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Guides In-line

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2015 earnings of $1.05 to $1.10 per share and said it expects 2016 earnings of $1.12 to $1.20 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.07 per share for the year ending December 31, 2015 and $1.12 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
In-line Guidance
FY 2016
2/26/2016
6:45:00 AM
$1.12 to $1.20
-3.2%
3.9%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Guides In-line

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2016 earnings of $1.12 to $1.20 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.13 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Reaffirms
FY 2016
5/10/2016
6:45:00 AM
$1.12 to $1.20
$1.14
1.9%
1.3%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2016 earnings of $1.12 to $1.20 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.14 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Reaffirms
FY 2016
8/5/2016
6:45:00 AM
$1.12 to $1.20
$1.15
-3.9%
-4.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Reaffirms

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it continues to expect 2016 earnings of $1.12 to $1.20 per share. The current consensus earnings estimate is $1.15 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Narrows Guidance
FY 2016
11/4/2016
6:30:00 AM
$1.16 to $1.20
$1.15
1.7%
-0.4%
Guidance:
Consensus:
CenterPoint Energy Narrows Guidance Above Estimates

CenterPoint Energy Inc. said it expects 2016 earnings of $1.16 to $1.20 per share. The company's previous guidance was earnings of $1.12 to $1.20 per share and the current consensus earnings estimate is $1.15 per share for the year ending December 31, 2016.
Date
Grade
Actual
Earnings
Whisper
Consensus
Estimate
Surprise
Growth
Gap
Drift
2/29/2012
8:15:00 AM
Dec '11
Q4 '11
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.26
$2.1 Bil
-
$0.19
$2.5 Bil
36.8%
-14.5%
-13.7%
2.2%
0.4%
3.8%
5/3/2012
8:15:00 AM
Mar '12
Q1 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.34
$2.1 Bil
-
$0.33
$2.7 Bil
3.0%
-22.5%
2.8%
-19.4%
0.2%
0.8%
8/2/2012
8:15:00 AM
Jun '12
Q2 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.27
$1.5 Bil
-
$0.25
$2.0 Bil
8.0%
-24.5%
9.6%
-17.0%
-0.7%
1.2%
11/7/2012
8:15:00 AM
Sep '12
Q3 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.40
$1.7 Bil
-
$0.34
$2.1 Bil
17.6%
-20.0%
10.8%
-9.4%
-0.2%
-9.1%
2/27/2013
8:15:00 AM
Dec '12
Q4 '12
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C
EPS
Rev
$0.28
$2.1 Bil
-
$0.20
$2.4 Bil
40.0%
-11.7%
11.2%
-0.3%
0.2%
4.6%
5/2/2013
8:15:00 AM
Mar '13
Q1 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G F
EPS
Rev
$0.34
$2.4 Bil
-
$0.37
$2.3 Bil
-8.1%
2.5%
-
14.6%
-1.0%
-0.1%
8/1/2013
8:15:00 AM
Jun '13
Q2 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.30
$1.9 Bil
-
$0.27
$1.7 Bil
11.1%
13.4%
14.9%
24.2%
2.3%
-3.9%
11/6/2013
8:15:00 AM
Sep '13
Q3 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.35
$1.6 Bil
-
$0.36
$1.9 Bil
-2.8%
-13.2%
-13.2%
-3.8%
0.7%
2.3%
2/26/2014
8:15:00 AM
Dec '13
Q4 '13
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.26
$2.2 Bil
-
$0.27
$1.7 Bil
-3.7%
31.6%
-5.0%
2.2%
0.4%
-3.9%
5/1/2014
8:15:00 AM
Mar '14
Q1 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.43
$3.2 Bil
-
$0.34
$2.3 Bil
26.5%
36.3%
25.9%
32.5%
1.9%
-3.4%
8/6/2014
8:15:00 AM
Jun '14
Q2 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.25
$1.9 Bil
-
$0.24
$1.8 Bil
4.2%
3.5%
-18.3%
-0.5%
0.2%
1.0%
11/5/2014
8:15:00 AM
Sep '14
Q3 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.33
$1.8 Bil
-
$0.31
$1.8 Bil
6.5%
3.3%
-5.3%
10.2%
1.3%
-1.5%
2/26/2015
8:15:00 AM
Dec '14
Q4 '14
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.34
$2.4 Bil
-
$0.26
$1.6 Bil
30.8%
48.3%
29.0%
8.6%
0.1%
-2.9%
5/11/2015
8:15:00 AM
Mar '15
Q1 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D
EPS
Rev
$0.30
$2.4 Bil
-
$0.33
$2.9 Bil
-9.1%
-15.5%
-29.2%
-23.1%
-1.8%
0.3%
8/10/2015
8:15:00 AM
Jun '15
Q2 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.18
$1.5 Bil
$0.19
$0.20
$1.9 Bil
-5.3%
-18.1%
-28.0%
-18.7%
-0.5%
4.6%
11/5/2015
6:30:00 AM
Sep '15
Q3 '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.34
$1.6 Bil
-
$0.30
$2.0 Bil
13.3%
-18.1%
2.1%
-9.8%
0.4%
-9.9%
2/26/2016
6:45:00 AM
Dec '15
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.26
$1.8 Bil
-
$0.24
$3.0 Bil
8.3%
-40.5%
-23.9%
-24.5%
-2.0%
3.9%
5/10/2016
6:45:00 AM
Mar '16
Q1 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G C-
EPS
Rev
$0.36
$2.0 Bil
-
$0.31
$2.4 Bil
16.1%
-18.4%
17.6%
-18.5%
0.1%
1.3%
8/5/2016
6:45:00 AM
Jun '16
Q2 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D-
EPS
Rev
$0.17
$1.6 Bil
-
$0.20
$1.6 Bil
-15.0%
-1.0%
-2.6%
2.7%
0.0%
-4.4%
11/4/2016
6:30:00 AM
Sep '16
Q3 '16
Earnings Whisper GradeE a rn in gs Wh is pe r® ed ar G D+
EPS
Rev
$0.41
$1.9 Bil
-
$0.37
$1.8 Bil
10.8%
7.9%
22.6%
15.9%
2.1%
-0.4%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.29
$2.0 Bil
-
-
11.5%
10.0%
EPS
Rev
-
-
-
$0.34
-
-
-
-5.6%
-
3/1/2011
$15.64
$1.10
$8.79 Bil
-
-
-
2/29/2012
$19.49
$1.20
$8.45 Bil
9.1%
-3.8%
24.6%
2/27/2013
$21.23
$1.25
$7.45 Bil
4.2%
-11.8%
8.9%
2/26/2014
$23.55
$1.26
$8.11 Bil
0.8%
8.8%
10.9%
2/26/2015
$21.02
$1.35
$9.23 Bil
7.1%
13.8%
-10.7%
2/26/2016
$18.53
$1.08
$7.39 Bil
-20.0%
-19.9%
-11.8%
2/26/2017
$23.98
$1.18
$7.67 Bil
9.3%
3.8%
29.4%
2/26/2018
$22.90
$1.26
$8.12 Bil
6.8%
5.9%
-4.5%
2/26/2019
-
$1.33
-
5.6%
-
-

Price Projection

Current Value
$22
-10%
Projected Price
$23
-5%