|Last Update: 05/20/13 - 4:00 PM EDT|
|YTD Performance: 26.23%|
|Previous Close: $24.30|
|52 Week Range: $18.79 - $24.73|
|Oustanding Shares: 428,530,395|
|Market Cap: 10,327,582,520|
|Qtr (06/13)||Qtr (09/13)||FY (12/13)||FY (12/14)|
|Number of Analysts||7||7||7||11|
|Growth Rate (Year over Year)||-1.59%||-8.21%||-2.74%||8.43%|
Shares of CNP were downgraded to Underperform from Neutral, said Credit Suisse. News that the company will form and MLP will not prove accretive until 2015. Price target is $22.
CNP was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, Wells Fargo said. Company is looking to invest in future growth.
Mid-Atlantic utility faces challenges of risk, regulation and reputation.
CNP estimates were raised through 2014, Credit Suisse said. Electric utility business is driving growth. Neutral rating and new $22 price target.
CNP was downgraded from Outperform to Neutral, Credit Suisse said. Valuation call, based on a $21 price target.
CNP was upgraded from Neutral to Buy, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $22 price target. Company is an attractive infrastructure play.
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CNP was initiated with a Market Perfom rating, Wells Fargo said. Company faces risks in the midstream.
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