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Advisor Group Inc. Buys 15259 Shares of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP)

CenterPoint Energy, Inc.is a public utility holding company. The stock's market capitalization is 12.65B. (NYSE:CNP) is a good way of gaining insight into the stock's performance. About 2.65 million shares traded.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.8 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 17.3 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 5.5 percent. It has outperformed by 8.84% the S&P500. Insiders have sold 3,000 shares of company stock worth $86,920 over the last three months. Corp (NYSE:FNB). Bluecrest Capital Ltd holds 0.22% or 395,479 shares in its portfolio. The company has market cap of $79.76 million.

The Piotroski score is a discrete score ranging from 0-9 that shows nine criteria used to find out the strength of a company's financial position. Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) has risen 206.00% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. Fuller & Thaler Asset holds 5,100 shares.

Analysts await Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) to report earnings on November, 2. It closed at $25 lastly. The utilities provider reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.01, from 1.62 in 2017Q1. Barnett stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Rhumbline Advisers reported 830,974 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker Incorporated stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA). First Manhattan Company has 685 shares. Parametric Port Associate Lc invested in 85,171 shares or 0% of the stock. HORMELL ROBERT A bought $14,260 worth of stock or 1,000 shares.

National Planning Corp, which manages about $1.32 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Tr (IYM) by 69,562 shares to 92,646 shares, valued at $8.36 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Therefore 9% are positive.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 13 to "Neutral". The company was maintained on Friday, June 30 by Canaccord Genuity. Maxim Group maintained Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. Maxim Group has "Buy" rating and $7200 target. On Tuesday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold". On Friday, June 9 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". The company was maintained on Monday, September 26 by SunTrust. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Its down 0.97, from 2.51 in 2017Q1.

Among 11 analysts covering CenterPoint (NYSE:CNP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. 58 funds opened positions while 155 raised stakes.

There are 584 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 339.89 million shares in total.

06/22/2016 - CenterPoint Energy, Inc. was downgraded to "market perform" by analysts at Wells Fargo. (NYSE:CNP). Duncker Streett & reported 0.02% stake. Acadian Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 340,285 shares. The insider, PROCHAZKA SCOTT M, now holds 247,466 shares of CNP.

About 1.22M shares traded. Fmr Lc invested in 8.84M shares.

09/26/2016 - CenterPoint Energy, Inc. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at SunTrust. Its up 31.58% from 3,800 shares previously. The High end of the forecast is $0.34 per share, while the Low end is $0.19 per share. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its position in shares of CenterPoint Energy by 187.6% during the second quarter. (NYSE:CNP). The New York-based Cornerstone Capital Management Liability has invested 0.16% in CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Equities analysts anticipate that CenterPoint Energy, Inc. will post $1.33 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Corp (NYSE:FNB) earned "Hold" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 7. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.17 earnings per share. CNP's profit would be $176.17M giving it 18.12 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct.

The shares outstanding for CenterPoint Energy, Inc.is levered at 431 *. The stock recorded a fall in short interest from September 15, 2017 to September 29, 2017 of -15.19%.

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $57,020 activity. Dai Ichi Life Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of CenterPoint Energy by 4.0% in the third quarter.

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