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CNP Centerpoint Energy PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Feb 23, 2024, the Centerpoint Energy stock's PE ratio is 20.37. This takes into account the latest EPS of $1.37 and stock price of $27.91. The PE ratio has decreased by 10% from its last 4 quarters average of 22.6.

CNP PE ratio history

How has CNP's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Centerpoint Energy has averaged 19.37 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 20.37 is 5% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, CNP's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Mar 2019 quarter at 47.97, when the price was $30.7 and the EPS was $0.64. The lowest point was recorded in the Mar 2018 quarter, when it reached 6.7 with a price of $27.4 and an EPS of $4.09.


Centerpoint Energy PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 459.38% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -72.32% in 2017

Year PE ratio Change
2023 20.85 11.26%
2022 18.74 57.74%
2021 11.88 N/A
2020 N/A N/A
2019 20.35 -46.66%
2018 38.15 459.38%
2017 6.82 -72.32%
2016 24.64 N/A
2015 N/A N/A
2014 16.5 -48.03%

CNP average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CNP for the past years

Currently, CNP's PE ratio is higher than the 3 and 10-year averages, but it is under its 5-year average.

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CNP PE vs peers

What is CNP's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer D, CNP's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than SRE's and OKE's. Centerpoint Energy's current PE ratio of 20.37 is more than the average of its peers, which is 15.66.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
MDU Mdu Resources Group Inc 10.34 $4.3B
OKE Oneok Inc 13.39 $42.58B
OGS ONE Gas Inc 14.02 $3.3B
OGE Oge Energy Corp 15.88 $6.62B
SRE Sempra Energy 16.32 $44.58B
ATO Atmos Energy Corp 17.83 $16.84B
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc 20.01 $17.32B
D Dominion Energy Inc 20.26 $38.84B

Frequently asked questions

What is Centerpoint Energy's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for CNP stock as of Feb 23, 2024, stands at 20.37.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Centerpoint Energy (CNP)?

As an average over the last 3 years, CNP stock has a PE ratio of 17.51.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Centerpoint Energy (CNP)?

As an average over the last 5 years, CNP stock has a PE ratio of 20.45.

What is the highest PE ratio for CNP?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 47.97 and it was in the Mar 2019 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for CNP compare to its historical average?

CNP's price to earnings ratio is currently 5% above its 10-year historical average.

How is CNP's PE ratio calculated (Centerpoint Energy PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Feb 23, 2024), Centerpoint Energy's share price is $27.91. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $1.37. Therefore, Centerpoint Energy's price to earnings ratio for today is 20.37. PE RATIO(20.37) = STOCK PRICE($27.91) / TTM EPS($1.37)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.