CenterPoint Energy Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy CenterPoint Energy stock? (NYSE:CNP). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

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  • This company is very stable.
  • This company has a large dividend yield!
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This stock looks fairly priced.

CNP Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that CenterPoint Energy can grow its free cash at a rate of about 1%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for CNP
Free Cash Flow trendline for CenterPoint Energy

Inside the CNP Numbers

CNP Price
(CenterPoint Energy stock price per share)
$27.82
[?] CNP Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$28.16
[?] CNP Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $22.53
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 60% lower than other Utilities stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 72% lower than other Utilities - Regulated Gas stocks
[?] Cash Yield 11.41%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 113%
[?] Dividend Yield 4%

Is CenterPoint Energy Stock on Sale?

We believe that CenterPoint Energy may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

CenterPoint Energy looks like a price in the fair value range. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you could be looking at a good stock. See Before You Buy for your next steps.

Should You Buy CNP Stock?

Does CenterPoint Energy have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.