Centerpoint Energy Inc.

Centerpoint Energy Inc. CNP

Dividend Summary

The next Centerpoint Energy Inc. dividend will go ex in 16 days for 16c and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous Centerpoint Energy Inc. dividend was 16c and it went ex 3 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials).

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 16c 16c
Declaration date 23 Apr 2021 (Fri) 21 Jul 2021 (Wed)
Ex-div date 19 May 2021 (Wed) 18 Aug 2021 (Wed)
Pay date 10 Jun 2021 (Thu) 09 Sep 2021 (Thu)

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Dividend Yield Today
2.6%
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Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 04 Dec 2025 18 Feb 2026 12 Mar 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 23 Oct 2025 12 Nov 2025 11 Dec 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 16 Jul 2025 13 Aug 2025 04 Sep 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 18 Apr 2025 14 May 2025 05 Jun 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 05 Dec 2024 19 Feb 2025 13 Mar 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 24 Oct 2024 13 Nov 2024 11 Dec 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 17 Jul 2024 14 Aug 2024 05 Sep 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 19 Apr 2024 15 May 2024 06 Jun 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 07 Dec 2023 14 Feb 2024 07 Mar 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 26 Oct 2023 15 Nov 2023 08 Dec 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 19 Jul 2023 16 Aug 2023 07 Sep 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 21 Apr 2023 17 May 2023 08 Jun 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 08 Dec 2022 15 Feb 2023 10 Mar 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Oct 2022 16 Nov 2022 09 Dec 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 20 Jul 2022 17 Aug 2022 08 Sep 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 22 Apr 2022 18 May 2022 09 Jun 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 09 Dec 2021 16 Feb 2022 11 Mar 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 28 Oct 2021 17 Nov 2021 10 Dec 2021 USD Sign up
Declared Quarterly 21 Jul 2021 18 Aug 2021 09 Sep 2021 USD 16c 16c 😄
Paid Quarterly 23 Apr 2021 19 May 2021 10 Jun 2021 USD 15c 16c 😊
Paid Quarterly 10 Dec 2020 17 Feb 2021 11 Mar 2021 USD 15c 16c 😊
Paid Quarterly 29 Oct 2020 18 Nov 2020 10 Dec 2020 USD 15c 15c 😄
Paid Quarterly 29 Jul 2020 19 Aug 2020 10 Sep 2020 USD 15c 15c 😄
Paid Quarterly 24 Apr 2020 20 May 2020 11 Jun 2020 USD 29c 15c 😖
Paid Quarterly 03 Feb 2020 19 Feb 2020 12 Mar 2020 USD 29.75c 29c 😃
Paid Quarterly 17 Oct 2019 20 Nov 2019 12 Dec 2019 USD 28.75c 28.75c 😄
Paid Quarterly 31 Jul 2019 14 Aug 2019 12 Sep 2019 USD 28.75c 28.75c 😄
Paid Quarterly 25 Apr 2019 15 May 2019 13 Jun 2019 USD 28.75c
Paid Quarterly 12 Dec 2018 20 Feb 2019 14 Mar 2019 USD 28.75c
Paid Quarterly 23 Oct 2018 14 Nov 2018 13 Dec 2018 USD 27.75c
Paid Quarterly 26 Jul 2018 15 Aug 2018 13 Sep 2018 USD 27.75c
Paid Quarterly 03 May 2018 16 May 2018 14 Jun 2018 USD 27.75c
Paid Quarterly 13 Dec 2017 14 Feb 2018 08 Mar 2018 USD 27.75c
Paid Quarterly 26 Oct 2017 15 Nov 2017 08 Dec 2017 USD 26.75c
Paid Quarterly 27 Jul 2017 14 Aug 2017 08 Sep 2017 USD 26.75c
Paid Quarterly 27 Apr 2017 12 May 2017 09 Jun 2017 USD 26.75c
Paid Quarterly 05 Jan 2017 14 Feb 2017 10 Mar 2017 USD 26.75c
Paid Quarterly 27 Oct 2016 14 Nov 2016 09 Dec 2016 USD 25.75c
Paid Quarterly 28 Jul 2016 12 Aug 2016 09 Sep 2016 USD 25.75c
Paid Quarterly 28 Apr 2016 12 May 2016 10 Jun 2016 USD 25.75c
Paid Quarterly 20 Jan 2016 11 Feb 2016 10 Mar 2016 USD 25.75c
Paid Quarterly 21 Oct 2015 10 Nov 2015 10 Dec 2015 USD 24.75c
Paid Quarterly 24 Jul 2015 12 Aug 2015 10 Sep 2015 USD 24.75c
Paid Quarterly 23 Apr 2015 13 May 2015 10 Jun 2015 USD 24.75c
Paid Quarterly 26 Jan 2015 11 Feb 2015 10 Mar 2015 USD 24.75c
Paid Quarterly 21 Oct 2014 12 Nov 2014 10 Dec 2014 USD 23.75c
Paid Quarterly 24 Jul 2014 13 Aug 2014 10 Sep 2014 USD 23.75c
Paid Quarterly 24 Apr 2014 14 May 2014 10 Jun 2014 USD 23.75c
Paid Quarterly 20 Jan 2014 12 Feb 2014 10 Mar 2014 USD 23.75c
Paid Quarterly 23 Oct 2013 13 Nov 2013 10 Dec 2013 USD 20.75c
Paid Quarterly 25 Jul 2013 14 Aug 2013 10 Sep 2013 USD 20.75c
Paid Quarterly 25 Apr 2013 14 May 2013 10 Jun 2013 USD 20.75c
Paid Quarterly 25 Jan 2013 13 Feb 2013 08 Mar 2013 USD 20.75c
Paid Quarterly 24 Oct 2012 14 Nov 2012 10 Dec 2012 USD 20.25c
Paid Quarterly 14 Aug 2012 10 Sep 2012 USD 20.25c
Paid Quarterly 14 May 2012 08 Jun 2012 USD 20.25c
Year Amount Change
2006 0.0c
2007 0.0c
0%
2008 0.0c
0%
2009 0.0c
0%
2010 0.0c
0%
2011 0.0c
0%
2012 81.5c
100%
2013 86.0c
5.5%
2014 96.0c
11.6%
2015 100.0c
4.2%
2016 104.0c
4.0%
2017 108.0c
3.8%
2018 112.0c
3.7%
2019 115.25c
2.9%
2020 61.0c
-47.1%
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Dividend Yield Today
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About Centerpoint Energy Inc.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc., incorporated on August 31, 2001, is a public utility holding company. The Company's operating subsidiaries own and operate electric transmission and distribution facilities, and natural gas distribution facilities, and own interests in Enable Midstream Partners, LP (Enable). The Company's segments include Electric Transmission & Distribution, Natural Gas Distribution, Energy Services, Midstream Investments and Other Operations. Its Electric Transmission & Distribution segment provides electric transmission and distribution services to retail electric providers (REPs). Its Natural Gas Distribution segment offers intrastate natural gas sales to and natural gas transportation and distribution for residential, commercial and industrial customers. Its Energy Services segment includes non-rate regulated gas sales to, and transportation and storage services for, commercial and industrial customers. Its Midstream Investments segment includes equity investment in Enable that owns, operates and develops natural gas and crude oil assets. Its Other Operations segment includes office buildings and other real estate used in its business operations and other corporate operations, which support all of its business operations.

The Company's indirect subsidiaries include CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC (CenterPoint Houston), which is engaged in the electric transmission and distribution business in the Texas Gulf Coast area that includes the city of Houston, and CenterPoint Energy Resources Corp. (CERC Corp. and, together with its subsidiaries, CERC), which owns and operates natural gas distribution systems (NGD). A subsidiary of CERC Corp. offers variable and fixed-price physical natural gas supplies to commercial and industrial customers, and electric and gas utilities.

Electric Transmission & Distribution

CenterPoint Houston is a transmission and distribution electric utility that operates within the state of Texas. CenterPoint Houston constructs and maintains transmission facilities and provides transmission services. In the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc. (ERCOT), end users purchase their electricity directly from certificated REPs. CenterPoint Houston delivers electricity for REPs in its certificated service area by carrying lower-voltage power from the substation to the retail electric customer. CenterPoint Houston's distribution network receives electricity from the transmission grid through power distribution substations and delivers electricity to end users through distribution feeders. CenterPoint Houston's operations include construction and maintenance of distribution facilities, metering services, outage response services and call center operations.

CenterPoint Houston's electric transmission business, along with those of other owners of transmission facilities in Texas, supports the operation of the ERCOT independent system operator (ISO). The transmission business has planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance responsibility for the portion of the transmission grid and for the load-serving substations it owns, within its certificated area. CenterPoint Houston participates with the ERCOT ISO and other ERCOT utilities to plan, design, obtain regulatory approval for and construct new transmission lines necessary to increase bulk power transfer capability and to remove existing constraints on the ERCOT transmission grid.

As of December 31, 2016, Houston Electric owned 28,702 pole miles of overhead distribution lines and 3,692 circuit miles of overhead transmission lines, including 287 circuit miles operated at 69,000 volts, 2,188 circuit miles operated at 138,000 volts and 1,217 circuit miles operated at 345,000 volts. As of December 31, 2016, Houston Electric owned 23,937 circuit miles of underground distribution lines and 26 circuit miles of underground transmission lines, including two circuit miles operated at 69,000 volts and 24 circuit miles operated at 138,000 volts. As of December 31, 2016, Houston Electric owned 232 major substation sites having a total installed rated transformer capacity of 60,854 megavolt amperes. As of December 31, 2016, Houston Electric operated 14 regional service centers located on a total of 292 acres of land. These service centers consist of office buildings, warehouses and repair facilities that are used in the business of transmitting and distributing electricity.

Natural Gas Distribution

As of December 31, 2016, CERC Corp.'s natural gas distribution business (NGD) was engaged in regulated intrastate natural gas sales to, and natural gas transportation for, approximately 3.4 million residential, commercial, industrial and transportation customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. The metropolitan areas served in each state by NGD are Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Little Rock, Arkansas; Shreveport, Louisiana; Biloxi, Mississippi, and Lawton, Oklahoma. NGD also provides unregulated services in Minnesota consisting of residential appliance repair and maintenance services along with heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment sales.

NGD is engaged in commodity price stabilization pursuant to annual gas supply plans presented to and/or filed with each of its state regulatory authorities. These price stabilization activities include use of storage gas and contractually establishing structured prices (fixed price, costless collars and caps) with its physical gas suppliers. As of December 31, 2016, NGD owned and operated an underground natural gas storage facility with a capacity of seven billion cubic feet (Bcf). As of December 31, 2016, it had a working capacity of two Bcf available for use during the heating season and a maximum daily withdrawal rate of 50 million cubic feet (MMcf). As of December 31, 2016, it also owned eight propane-air plants with a total production rate of 180,000 Dekatherms (DTH) per day and on-site storage facilities for 12 million gallons of propane. As of December 31, 2016, it owns a liquefied natural gas plant facility with 12 million-gallon liquefied natural gas storage tank and a production rate of 72,000 DTH per day.

Energy Services

CERC offers variable and fixed-priced physical natural gas supplies to commercial and industrial customers, and electric and gas utilities through CenterPoint Energy Services, Inc. (CES) and its subsidiary, CenterPoint Energy Intrastate Pipelines, LLC (CEIP). CES offers a range of natural gas management services to gas utilities, industrial customers, electric generators, smaller commercial and industrial customers, municipalities, educational institutions and hospitals. These services include load forecasting, supply acquisition, daily swing volume management, invoice consolidation, storage asset management, firm and interruptible transportation administration and forward price management. CES also offers a portfolio of physical delivery services designed to meet customers' supply and price risk management needs. These customers are served directly, through interconnects with various interstate and intrastate pipeline companies, and portably, through its mobile energy solutions business.

In addition to offering natural gas management services, CES procures and optimizes transportation and storage assets. CES maintains a portfolio of natural gas supply contracts and firm transportation and storage agreements to meet the natural gas requirements of its customers. CES aggregates supply from various producing regions and offers contracts to buy natural gas with terms ranging from 1 month to over 5 years. In addition, CES participates in the spot natural gas markets to balance daily and monthly purchases and sales obligations. Natural gas supply and transportation capabilities are leveraged through contracts for ancillary services, including physical storage and other balancing arrangements.

Midstream Investments

Enable owns, operates and develops strategically located natural gas and crude oil infrastructure assets. Enable serves production areas in the United States, including several unconventional shale resource plays and local and regional end user markets in the United States. Enable's assets and operations are organized into two segments: gathering and processing, which provides natural gas gathering, processing and fractionation services and crude oil gathering for its producer customers, and transportation and storage, which provides interstate and intrastate natural gas pipeline transportation and storage service to natural gas producers, utilities and industrial customers. Enable's natural gas gathering and processing assets are located in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi and serve natural gas production in the Anadarko, Arkoma and Ark-La-Tex basins. Enable also owns a crude oil gathering business in the Bakken Shale formation of the Williston Basin. Enable's natural gas transportation and storage assets extend from western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle to Alabama and from Louisiana to Illinois.

Enable provides gathering, compression, treating, dehydration, processing and natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation for producers engaged in the areas in which Enable operates. Enable's processing plants in the Anadarko basin are interconnected through its super-header system. This system facilitates the flow of natural gas from western Oklahoma and the Wheeler County area in the Texas Panhandle to the Cox City, Thomas, McClure, Calumet, Clinton, South Canadian and Wheeler processing plants. Enable provides fee-based interstate and intrastate transportation and storage services. Enable's transportation and storage assets are designed and built to serve natural gas and electric utility companies in its areas of operation. Enable's storage operations are located in Louisiana, Oklahoma and Illinois.

Sector
Gas, Water & Multiutilities
Country
United States
Share Price
$25.46 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
502 million
Market Cap
$12.8bn
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Market Indices
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