CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (CNP) - Get Report is expected to report quarterly earnings of 52 cents a share on sales of $3.9 billion before the market opens on Thursday, based on a FactSet survey of 11 analysts.

In the same period a year ago, the company posted earnings of 55 cents a share on sales of $3.2 billion.

The stock has risen 2.2% since the company last reported earnings on Feb. 28.

Quarterly estimates have fallen 1.9 cents a share in the past month.

CenterPoint Energy is currently trading at a price-to-forward-earnings ratio of 17.8 based on the 12-month estimates of 13 analysts surveyed by FactSet.

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