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CenterPoint Energy (CNP) Beats on Q3 Earnings & Revenues
November 04, 2016

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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP - Free Report) is a Houston, TX-based energy delivery company that provides electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution and competitive natural gas sales and services operations. The company serves over 5 million metered customers primarily in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas.
 
Estimate Trend & Surprise History

Investors should note that the third quarter Zacks Consensus Estimate for earnings of 37 cents per share has remained stable over the last 7 days.
 
Coming to the earnings surprise, CenterPoint Energy has surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in three of the last four quarters, resulting in a positive average surprise of 5.70%.

Zacks Rank: Currently, CenterPoint Energy has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). However, since the latest earnings performance is yet to be reflected in the estimate revisions, the rank is subject to change. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

We have highlighted some of the key details from the just-released announcement below.

Earnings: CenterPoint surpassed earnings estimate. Our consensus called for third quarter EPS of 37 cents, and the company reported earnings of 41 cents per share.
 
Revenues: Revenues of $1,889 million surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1,718 million by 10%.

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