CenterPoint Stock Performance

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USD 30.45  0.22  0.72%   

The firm shows a Beta (market volatility) of 0.8366, which signifies possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what CenterPoint's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, CenterPoint Energy returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding CenterPoint Energy will be expected to be smaller as well. Even though it is essential to pay attention to CenterPoint Energy historical returns, it is always good to be careful when utilizing equity current trending patterns. Our philosophy towards foreseeing any stock's future performance is to check both, its past performance charts as well as the business as a whole, including all available technical indicators. CenterPoint Energy exposes twenty-seven different technical indicators, which can help you to evaluate its performance. CenterPoint Energy has an expected return of -0.0364%. Please be advised to confirm CenterPoint Energy treynor ratio, as well as the relationship between the semi variance and daily balance of power to decide if CenterPoint Energy performance from the past will be repeated at some point in the near future.
  
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Over the last 90 days CenterPoint Energy has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions. In spite of very healthy basic indicators, CenterPoint Energy is not utilizing all of its potentials. The latest stock price disarray, may contribute to short-term losses for the insiders. ...more

Structure and Payout Changes

Forward Annual Dividend Yield
0.0233
Payout Ratio
0.48
Last Split Factor
1000:843
Forward Annual Dividend Rate
0.72
Dividend Date
2022-12-08
Ex Dividend Date
2022-11-16

CenterPoint Price Channel

Begin Period Cash Flow167000000.00
Total Cashflows From Investing Activities-1851000000.00

CenterPoint Energy Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  3,150  in CenterPoint Energy on September 6, 2022 and sell it today you would lose (105.00)  from holding CenterPoint Energy or give up 3.33% of portfolio value over 90 days. CenterPoint Energy is generating negative expected returns assuming volatility of 1.784% on return distribution over 90 days investment horizon. In other words, 15% of stocks are less volatile than CenterPoint, and above 99% of all equities are expected to generate higher returns over the next 90 days.
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Considering the 90-day investment horizon CenterPoint Energy is expected to under-perform the market. But the company apears to be less risky and when comparing its historical volatility, the company is 69.98 times less risky than the market. the firm trades about -0.02 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The NYSE Composite is currently generating roughly 0.11 of returns per unit of risk over similar time horizon.

CenterPoint Energy Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for CenterPoint Energy's investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of stocks, such as CenterPoint Energy, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a CenterPoint Energy's price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

Sharpe Ratio = -0.0204

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Based on monthly moving average CenterPoint Energy is performing at about 0% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of CenterPoint Energy by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About CenterPoint Energy Performance

To evaluate CenterPoint Energy Stock as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when CenterPoint Energy generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare CenterPoint Stock's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand CenterPoint Energy market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents CenterPoint's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Return on Investment 5.76  7.25 
Return on Average Assets 4.18  3.53 
Return on Average Equity 16.73  15.78 
Return on Invested Capital 0.047  0.0402 
Return on Sales 0.25  0.28 

Things to note about CenterPoint Energy

Checking the ongoing alerts about CenterPoint Energy for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Stock alerts and notifications screener for CenterPoint Energy help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.

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CenterPoint Energy generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
The company has 15.56 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 1.56, which is OK given its current industry classification. CenterPoint Energy has a current ratio of 0.86, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist CenterPoint Energy until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, CenterPoint Energy's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like CenterPoint Energy sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for CenterPoint to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about CenterPoint Energy's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Over 93.0% of CenterPoint Energy shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Is CenterPoint Energy's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of CenterPoint Energy. If investors know CenterPoint will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about CenterPoint Energy listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
(0.07) 
Market Capitalization
19.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.088
Return On Assets
0.0261
Return On Equity
0.1
The market value of CenterPoint Energy is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of CenterPoint that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of CenterPoint Energy's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is CenterPoint Energy's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because CenterPoint Energy's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect CenterPoint Energy's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between CenterPoint Energy's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine CenterPoint Energy value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, CenterPoint Energy's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.