Filed Pursuant to Rule 433
Registration No. 333-238617
May 11, 2021
PRICING TERM SHEET
(to Preliminary Prospectus Supplement, dated May 11, 2021)
|Issuer:||CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (the Issuer)|
|Legal Format:||SEC Registered|
|Anticipated Ratings*:||Baa2 (stable) / BBB (stable) / BBB (stable) (Moodys / S&P / Fitch)|
|Security:||1.45% Senior Notes due 2026||2.65% Senior Notes due 2031||Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2024|
|Maturity Date:||June 1, 2026||June 1, 2031||May 13, 2024|
|Interest Payment Dates:||June 1 and December 1 of each year, commencing December 1, 2021||June 1 and December 1 of each year, commencing December 1, 2021||February 13, May 13, August 13 and November 13 of each year, commencing August 13, 2021|
|Coupon:||1.45%||2.65%||Floating rate based on Compounded SOFR plus 0.65%; calculated quarterly.|
|Benchmark Treasury:||0.750% due April 30, 2026||1.125% due February 15, 2031||N/A|
|Benchmark Treasury Yield:||0.798%||1.622%||N/A|
|Spread to Benchmark Treasury:||+70 basis points||+105 basis points||N/A|
|Price to Public:||99.767% of the principal amount||99.806% of the principal amount||100.000% of the principal amount|
|Optional Redemption:||Prior to May 1, 2026, greater of 100% or make-whole at a discount rate of Treasury plus 10 basis points (calculated to May 1, 2026); and on or after May 1, 2026, 100% plus, in either case, accrued and unpaid interest.||Prior to March 1, 2031, greater of 100% or make-whole at a discount rate of Treasury plus 15 basis points (calculated to March 1, 2031); and on or after March 1, 2031, 100% plus, in either case, accrued and unpaid interest.||Not redeemable prior to May 13, 2022. On or after May 13, 2022, in whole or in part, at 100% of the principal amount of the Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2024 being redeemed plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to but excluding the date of redemption.|
15189T BA4 /
|15189T BB2 / US15189TBB26|| |
15189T AZ0 /
|Denominations:||$2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof|
|Trade Date:||May 11, 2021|
|Expected Settlement Date:||May 13, 2021|
|Joint Book-Running Managers:||
BofA Securities, Inc.
Mizuho Securities USA LLC
MUFG Securities Americas Inc.
PNC Capital Markets LLC
U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.
Scotia Capital (USA) Inc.
|Co-Manager:||R. Seelaus & Co., LLC|
Note: A securities rating is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold securities and may be subject to revision or withdrawal at any time.
Capitalized terms used and not defined herein have the meanings assigned in the Issuers Preliminary Prospectus Supplement, dated May 11, 2021.
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