CenterPoint Energy, Inc. To Host Webcast Of Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call On November 7, 2012

HOUSTON, Sept. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP) announces the following webcast --
Date: November 7, 2012
Time: 11:30 AM ET

Listen via Internet: http://investors.centerpointenergy.com/

Click the link, "CenterPoint Energy, Inc. Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Webcast"

Schedule this webcast into MS-Outlook calendar (click open when prompted): http://apps.shareholder.com/PNWOutlook/t.aspx?m=55488&k=F8D7D43E

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, it will be archived at http://www.centerpointenergy.com/ for at least one year.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a domestic energy delivery company that includes electric transmission & distribution, natural gas distribution, competitive natural gas sales and services, interstate pipelines, and field services operations. The company serves more than five million metered customers primarily in Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. Assets total more than $22 billion. With about 8,800 employees, CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 135 years. For more information, visit the Web site at www.CenterPointEnergy.com .

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