Owners of CenterPoint Energy (NYSE: CNP) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $24.01 as of 9:35 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.4%. The average volume for CenterPoint Energy has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CenterPoint Energy has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 26% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. CenterPoint Energy, Inc. operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.17. TheStreet Ratings rates CenterPoint Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full CenterPoint Energy Ratings Report now.