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CenterPoint Energy Inc (CNP.N)

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Vectren Shareholders Approve Merger With Centerpoint Energy
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018 

Aug 28 (Reuters) - Vectren Corp ::VECTREN SHAREHOLDERS APPROVE MERGER WITH CENTERPOINT ENERGY.VECTREN - PROPOSAL TO APPROVE MERGER SUPPORTED BY 61.6 PERCENT OF CO'S OUTSTANDING SHARES ENTITLED TO VOTE.VECTREN - CONTINUES TO ANTICIPATE CLOSING OF MERGER WITH CENTERPOINT ENERGY TO OCCUR NO LATER THAN Q1 OF 2019.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy Reports Q2 Results
Friday, 3 Aug 2018 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - CenterPoint Energy Inc ::QTRLY TOTAL REVENUE $2,186 MILLION VERSUS $2,143 MILLION.QTRLY DILUTED LOSS PER SHARE $0.17.Q2 REVENUE VIEW $2.11 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy Reports Q2 Loss Per Share Of $0.17
Friday, 3 Aug 2018 

Aug 3 (Reuters) - Centerpoint Energy Inc ::CENTERPOINT ENERGY REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2018 NET LOSS OF $0.17 PER DILUTED SHARE; $0.30 EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE ON A GUIDANCE BASIS, EXCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PENDING MERGER WITH VECTREN.Q2 LOSS PER SHARE $0.17.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.32 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.30 EXCLUDING ITEMS."WE REMAIN ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE THE HIGH END OF OUR GUIDANCE RANGE".QTRLY EARNINGS REDUCED BY $0.42/SHARE ASSOCIATED WITH ZENS, PRIMARILY AS RESULT OF AT&T ACQUISITION OF TIME WARNER.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.60 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy And Vectren To Merge
Monday, 23 Apr 2018 

April 23 (Reuters) - CenterPoint Energy Inc ::CENTERPOINT ENERGY AND VECTREN TO MERGE.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - TRANSACTION ANTICIPATED TO BE FUNDED BY COMBINATION OF EQUITY AND DEBT.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - VECTREN SHAREHOLDERS TO RECEIVE $72.00 IN CASH FOR EACH SHARE OF VECTREN COMMON STOCK.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - EXPECTS TO MAINTAIN ANNUAL GUIDANCE BASIS EPS GROWTH TARGET OF 5 TO 7 PERCENT IN 2019 AND 2020.CENTERPOINT ENERGY - EXPECTS TO MAINTAIN ANNUAL GUIDANCE BASIS EPS GROWTH TARGET OF 5 TO 7PCT IN 2019 AND 2020, EXCLUDING ANY ONE-TIME CHARGES RELATED TO MERGER.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - CENTERPOINT ENERGY WILL ALSO ASSUME ALL OUTSTANDING VECTREN NET DEBT.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - AT CLOSING OF TRANSACTION, SCOTT M. PROCHAZKA WILL SERVE AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF COMBINED COMPANY.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - WILL ESTABLISH A CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER FOR VECTREN'S ELECTRIC BUSINESS.CENTERPOINT ENERGY - GOLDMAN SACHS & CO. LLC SERVED AS EXCLUSIVE FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO CENTERPOINT ENERGY.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - COMBINED COMPANY TO BE NAMED CENTERPOINT ENERGY WITH CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN HOUSTON.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - BOFA MERRILL LYNCH SERVED AS EXCLUSIVE FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO VECTREN.CENTERPOINT ENERGY - AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP AND BINGHAM GREENBAUM DOLL LLP SERVED AS LEGAL COUNSEL TO CENTERPOINT ENERGY.CENTERPOINT ENERGY INC - BAKER BOTTS LLP SERVED AS LEGAL COUNSEL TO VECTREN.CENTERPOINT ENERGY - VECTREN WILL BECOME A CENTERPOINT ENERGY COMPANY.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy Announces Five-Year Capital Investment Plan
Friday, 5 Jan 2018 

Jan 5 (Reuters) - Centerpoint Energy Inc ::CENTERPOINT ENERGY ANNOUNCES FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL INVESTMENT PLAN.CENTERPOINT ENERGY - FOR FIVE-YEAR 2018-2022, CO EXPECTS TO MAKE CAPITAL INVESTMENTS TOTALING $8.3 BILLION.CENTERPOINT ENERGY- 2018-2022 FORECAST INCLUDES PROPOSED $250 MILLION FREEPORT TRANSMISSION PROJECT APPROVED BY ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS.CENTERPOINT - 2018-2022 FORECAST INCLUDES $250 MILLION FREEPORT TRANSMISSION PROJECT APPROVED BY ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS ON DEC 12, 2017.CENTERPOINT ENERGY - ANTICIPATES TEXAS PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION WILL PROVIDE DECISION ON FREEPORT TRANSMISSION PROJECT IN 2019.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy 2017 Earnings Expected To Increase As A Result Of Tax Cuts And Jobs Act
Thursday, 4 Jan 2018 

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Centerpoint Energy Inc ::CENTERPOINT ENERGY 2017 EARNINGS EXPECTED TO INCREASE AS A RESULT OF TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT.CENTERPOINT ENERGY-‍EXPECTED EARNINGS ON GUIDANCE BASIS FOR 2017 TO INCORPORATE RE-MEASUREMENT OF DEFERRED TAX LIABILITIES,CREDIT TO INCOME TAX EXPENSE​.CENTERPOINT ENERGY- CO DOES NOT INCLUDE OTHER POTENTIAL IMPACTS SUCH AS CHANGES IN ACCOUNTING STANDARDS/ENABLE MIDSTREAM'S UNUSUAL ITEMS IN GUIDANCE​.CENTERPOINT ENERGY-DUE TO RE-MEASUREMENT OF DEFERRED TAX LIABILITIES AND CREDIT TO INCOME TAX EXPENSE,FY EARNINGS TO EXCEED $1.25-$1.33/SHARE GUIDANCE.FY2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.33 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

CenterPoint Energy Hikes Quarterly Dividend To 27.75 Cents Per Share
Thursday, 14 Dec 2017 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - CenterPoint Energy Inc ::CENTERPOINT ENERGY INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND 4 PERCENT TO 27.75 CENTS PER SHARE.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy Inc Q3 total revenues $‍​2.10 bln versus $1.89 bln last year
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Centerpoint Energy Inc :Centerpoint Energy Inc - qtrly total revenues $‍​2,098 million versus $1,889 million last year.Centerpoint Energy Inc - qtrly diluted EPS $0.39‍​.Q3 earnings per share view $0.39, revenue view $2.01 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Centerpoint Energy Q3 earnings per share $0.39
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Centerpoint Energy Inc :Centerpoint Energy reports third quarter 2017 earnings of $0.39 per diluted share; $0.38 per diluted share on a guidance basis.Q3 earnings per share $0.39.Q3 earnings per share view $0.39 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees FY 2017 earnings per share $1.25 to $1.33.Centerpoint Energy Inc- ‍anticipates achieving at or near high end of $1.25 to $1.33 guidance range for 2017​.FY2017 earnings per share view $1.33 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

CenterPoint Energy files to offer $500 mln aggregate principal amount of 2.50% senior notes due 2022
Tuesday, 8 Aug 2017 

Aug 8 (Reuters) - CenterPoint Energy Inc ::CenterPoint Energy Inc files to offer $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.50% senior notes due 2022 - SEC filing‍​.CenterPoint Energy Inc - Notes will bear interest at rate of 2.50% per year from, including, the date of issuance and will mature on September 1, 2022.  Full Article

Texas power use to break record on Monday during heat wave -ERCOT

July 23 Homes and businesses in Texas will likely use record amounts of power again on Monday as consumers keep their air conditioners cranked up on what is expected to be the last day of a week-long heat wave, the operator of much of the state's power grid said.