CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: May, 2017 |    No of Pages: 54 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the companys businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the companys key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description A detailed description of the companys operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy Analysts summarization of the companys business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis A detailed analysis of the companys strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies A brief summary of the executives employment history.
- Key operational heads A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CenterPoint) is an energy utility company. The company through its subsidiaries offers electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution, natural gas sales and services, pipelines services and other field services. It sells regulated intrastate natural gas, provides natural gas transportation services and offers unregulated services comprising residential appliance repair and maintenance services, as well as sells heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment. The company also provides gathering, processing, compression, treating, dehydration, and natural gas liquids fractionation for natural gas producers. CenterPoint Energy caters to residential, industrial, municipalities, electric cooperatives and commercial customers. The company serves customers across various states in the US. CenterPoint is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Key Recent Developments

May 05,2017: CenterPoint Energy reports first quarter 2017 earnings of $0.44 per diluted share; $0.37 per diluted share on a guidance basis
Apr 03,2017: CenterPoint Energy submits proposal to enhance and build electric transmission facilities to serve the growing petrochemical industry along the Texas Gulf Coast
Mar 01,2017: CenterPoint Energy names three executive positions
Feb 28,2017: CenterPoint Energy Reports Full Year 2016 Earnings Of $1.00 Per Diluted Share; $1.16 Per Diluted Share On Guidance Basis
Jan 06,2017: CenterPoint Energy announces 2017 earnings guidance of $1.25 to $1.33 per diluted share

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Key Facts 6
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Key Employees 7
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Key Operational Summary 10
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - History 11
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Company Statement 14
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Affiliate 18
Section 2 Company Analysis 19
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Business Description 19
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 20
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 21
SWOT Analysis - Overview 21
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Strengths 21
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Weaknesses 22
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Opportunities 23
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Threats 24
CenterPoint Energy, Inc. - Key Competitors 25
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 Companys Oil & Gas, Power Financial Deals and Alliances 32
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Section 5 Companys Recent Developments 35
May 05, 2017: CenterPoint Energy reports first quarter 2017 earnings of $0.44 per diluted share; $0.37 per diluted share on a guidance basis 35
Apr 03, 2017: CenterPoint Energy submits proposal to enhance and build electric transmission facilities to serve the growing petrochemical industry along the Texas Gulf Coast 37
Mar 01, 2017: CenterPoint Energy names three executive positions 38
Feb 28, 2017: CenterPoint Energy Reports Full Year 2016 Earnings Of $1.00 Per Diluted Share; $1.16 Per Diluted Share On Guidance Basis 39
Jan 06, 2017: CenterPoint Energy announces 2017 earnings guidance of $1.25 to $1.33 per diluted share 41
Nov 16, 2016: CenterPoint Energy Files To Change Natural Gas Rates For Houston-Area Customers 42
Nov 04, 2016: CenterPoint Energy Reports Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Of $0.41 Per Diluted Share And Updates Full Year Guidance To $1.16 - $1.20 43
Oct 26, 2016: CenterPoint Energy appoints new board member 45
Sep 12, 2016: Landis+Gyr selected by CenterPoint Energy for Advanced Grid Analytics 46
Aug 05, 2016: CenterPoint Energy reports second quarter 2016 net loss of $0.01 per diluted share; $0.17 earnings per diluted share on a guidance basis 47
Section 6 Appendix 49
Methodology 49
Ratio Definitions 49
About GlobalData 53
Contact Us 53
Disclaimer 53

List of Tables
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Key Facts 6
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Key Employees 7
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Key Operational Summary 10
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., History 11
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Other Locations 17
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Subsidiaries 17
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Affiliate 18
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Key Competitors 25
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 26
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Annual Ratios 27
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 28
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Interim Ratios 30
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 34
Currency Codes 49
Units 49
Capital Market Ratios 49
Equity Ratios 50
Profitability Ratios 50
Cost Ratios 51
Liquidity Ratios 52
Leverage Ratios 52
Efficiency Ratios 52

List of Figures
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 29
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Ratio Charts 31
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 32
CenterPoint Energy, Inc., Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 33


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