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Investor Information

Annual Meeting

The 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, April 21, at 9 a.m. CDT in the CenterPoint Energy Tower auditorium, 1111 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas. Shareholders who hold shares of CenterPoint Energy as of February 22, 2011, will receive notice of the meeting and will be eligible to vote.

Investor Services

If you have questions about your CenterPoint Energy investor account, please contact us:
In Houston: (713) 207-3060
Toll Free: (800) 231-6406
Fax: (713) 207-3169

Investor services, online tools and a list of publications may be found on the company's website at CenterPointEnergy.com/investors.

Investor Services representatives are available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday, to help you with questions about CenterPoint Energy common stock or enrollment in the CenterPoint Energy Investor's Choice Plan.

The Investor's Choice Plan provides easy, inexpensive investment options, including direct purchase and sale of CenterPoint Energy common stock; dividend reinvestment; statement-based accounting and monthly or quarterly automatic investing by electronic transfer. You can become a registered CenterPoint Energy shareholder by making an initial investment of at least $250 through Investor's Choice.

CenterPoint Energy Investor Services serves as transfer agent, registrar and dividend disbursing agent for CenterPoint Energy common stock.

Information Requests

Call (888) 468-3020 toll free for additional copies of:
- 2010 Annual Report and Form 10-K
- 2011 Proxy Statement

Dividend Payments

Common stock dividends are generally paid quarterly in March, June, September and December. Dividends are subject to declaration by the Board of Directors, who establish the amount of each quarterly common stock dividend and fix record and payment dates.

Institutional Investors

Security analysts and other investment professionals should contact Marianne Paulsen, Director of Investor Relations at (713) 207-6500.

Stock Listing

CenterPoint Energy, Inc. common stock is traded under the symbol CNP on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges.

Auditors

Independent Registered Public
Accounting Firm Deloitte & Touche LLP, Houston, Texas

Corporate Office, Street Address

CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
1111 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 4567
Houston, Texas 77210-4567
Telephone: (713) 207-1111

Website Address

CenterPointEnergy.com

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