CenterPoint Energy sees FY effective tax rate of 37% Sees natural gas utilities growing operating income at CAGR 4%-5% over next five years. Sees FY Utility Operations EPS 72c-76c. Sees FY Midstream Investments EPS 42c-45c. Plans to grow dividend at CAGR of 8%-10% over next three years. Comments made on the Q2 earnings conference call.