tickrz reports
tickrz rank
B
CenterPoint Energy Inc (CNP)
Utilities | Utilities
29.95  -0.03%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 151Warren Buffett RankA / 123
Pure Value RankB / 132Dividend RankB / 144
Moat RankD / 386Financial Strength RankD / 348
Growth RankD / 443Momentum RankB / 135
CNP vs UTILITIES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
CNPSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO21.6324.719.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO7.581111.77
P/S RATIO1.4811.12.03
P/B RATIO3.692.43.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY17.44%10.55%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL7.43%5.49%10.04%
NET MARGIN5.73%10.32%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.5%
PAYOUT RATIO74.46%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH7.46%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY265%
INTEREST COVERAGE2.07x
CURRENT RATIO0.94
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-11.05%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-1.92%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-4.11%
About tickrz
Key Concepts
Great Investors
tickrz Report
tickrz rank B / 151
CenterPoint Energy Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking B / 132Warren Buffett ranking A / 123
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. CenterPoint Energy Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 21.6x, a P/B ratio of 3.7x, a P/S ratio of 1.5x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.6x. CenterPoint Energy Inc ranks 132 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.CenterPoint Energy Inc ranks 123 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, CenterPoint Energy Inc warrants further investigation.

quality
moat D / 386financial strength D / 348
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Utilities sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.CenterPoint Energy Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 2.07x, a debt/equity ratio of 265% and a Moat Rank of 386 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum B / 135
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 27.33% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 135. Based on its 12 month stock performance, CenterPoint Energy Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 144
value + yield
Shares currently yield 3.5%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, CenterPoint Energy Inc ranks 144 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth D / 443
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its -11.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -4.1% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

CenterPoint Energy Inc (CNP)
Utilities | Utilities
29.95  -0.03%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio21.63x
P/B Ratio3.69x
P/S Ratio1.48x
EV/EBITDA Ratio7.58x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
3.5%
PAYOUT RATIO74.46%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH7.46%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY265%
INTEREST COVERAGE2.07x
CURRENT RATIO0.94
MOAT
ROE17.44%
ROIC7.43%
Net Margin5.73%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH-11.05%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-1.92%
5 YR BPS GROWTH-4.11%

TICKRZ RANK
CenterPoint Energy Inc receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. CenterPoint Energy Inc's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 21.6x, a P/B ratio of 3.7x, a P/S ratio of 1.5x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.6x. CenterPoint Energy Inc ranks 132 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
CenterPoint Energy Inc ranks 123 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, CenterPoint Energy Inc warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is weak. Its position within the Utilities sector appears to be weak. Either the dynamics of its sector place it in a difficult position or management's executition is to blame for its disappointing performance.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
CenterPoint Energy Inc has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 2.07x, a debt/equity ratio of 265% and a Moat Rank of 386 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 27.33% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 135. Based on its 12 month stock performance, CenterPoint Energy Inc will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 3.5%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, CenterPoint Energy Inc ranks 144 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its -11.1% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -1.9% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of -4.1% speak to its relatively poor ranking.