CMS Energy Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:CMS)

About CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)

CMS Energy Corporation logoCMS Energy Corporation is an energy company operating primarily in Michigan. The Company operates through three segments: electric utility, which consists of regulated activities associated with the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Michigan; gas utility, which consists of regulated activities associated with the transportation, storage and distribution of natural gas in Michigan, and enterprises, which consists of various subsidiaries engaging primarily in domestic independent power production. The Company is the parent holding company of various subsidiaries, including Consumers Energy Company (Consumers), an electric and gas utility company, and CMS Enterprises Company (CMS Enterprises), a domestic independent power producer. Consumers serves individuals and businesses operating in the alternative energy, automotive, chemical, metal, and food products industries, as well as a group of other industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Multiline Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:CMS
  • CUSIP: 12589610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $13.58737 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 281,569,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $47.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $46.82
  • 52 Week Range: $38.78 - $49.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.35
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.69
  • P/E Growth: 2.93
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.51 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.09
  • Book Value: $15.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.05
  • Annual Dividend: $1.33
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBITDA: $2.06 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.52%
  • Return on Equity: 12.98%
  • Return on Assets: 2.64%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.05%
  • Current Ratio: 1.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.77%
  • Average Volume: 1.76 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.16
  • Short Ratio: 2.77

Frequently Asked Questions for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)

What is CMS Energy Corporation's stock symbol?

CMS Energy Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CMS."

How often does CMS Energy Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CMS Energy Corporation?

CMS Energy Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.3325 per share on Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.33 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 2nd. View CMS Energy Corporation's Dividend History.

How were CMS Energy Corporation's earnings last quarter?

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) announced its earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.36 billion. CMS Energy Corporation had a return on equity of 12.98% and a net margin of 8.52%. The company's revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.45 EPS. View CMS Energy Corporation's Earnings History.

When will CMS Energy Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

CMS Energy Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CMS Energy Corporation.

What guidance has CMS Energy Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

CMS Energy Corporation updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, September, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.14-2.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.17.

Where is CMS Energy Corporation's stock going? Where will CMS Energy Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for CMS Energy Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $51.00. On average, they anticipate CMS Energy Corporation's share price to reach $48.56 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for CMS Energy Corporation.

Who are some of CMS Energy Corporation's key competitors?

Who are CMS Energy Corporation's key executives?

CMS Energy Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John G. Russell, Chairman of the Board
  • Patricia K. Poppe, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Thomas J. Webb, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Rejji P. Hayes, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Brian F. Rich, Senior Vice President - Customer Experience, Chief Information Officer
  • Catherine M. Reynolds, Senior Vice President, General Counsel
  • John M. Butler, Senior Vice President
  • Daniel J. Malone, Senior Vice President
  • David G. Mengebier, Senior Vice President
  • Venkat Dhenuvakonda Rao, Senior Vice President

Who owns CMS Energy Corporation stock?

CMS Energy Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.14%), PGGM Investments (0.13%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.11%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.06%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.03%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.03%). Company insiders that own CMS Energy Corporation stock include Brian F Rich, Catherine M Reynolds, Daniel J Malone, David G Mengebier, Dhenuvakonda Rao Venkat, Garrick J Rochow, Glenn P Barba, John G Russell, John M Butler, Jon E Barfield, Myrna Soto, Thomas J Webb and William D Harvey. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CMS Energy Corporation.

Who sold CMS Energy Corporation stock? Who is selling CMS Energy Corporation stock?

CMS Energy Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PGGM Investments, State Treasurer State of Michigan, LS Investment Advisors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold CMS Energy Corporation stock in the last year include Brian F Rich, Catherine M Reynolds, Daniel J Malone, Dhenuvakonda Rao Venkat, Garrick J Rochow, Glenn P Barba, Jon E Barfield and Thomas J Webb. View Insider Buying and Selling for CMS Energy Corporation.

Who bought CMS Energy Corporation stock? Who is buying CMS Energy Corporation stock?

CMS Energy Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., APG Asset Management N.V. and Shell Asset Management Co.. Company insiders that have bought CMS Energy Corporation stock in the last two years include Myrna Soto and William D Harvey. View Insider Buying and Selling for CMS Energy Corporation.

How do I buy CMS Energy Corporation stock?

Shares of CMS Energy Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CMS Energy Corporation's stock price today?

One share of CMS Energy Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.21.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE CMS)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  305 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  559
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CMS Energy Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $48.56 (0.72% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Price Target History for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Analysts' Ratings History for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$51.00N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$47.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$46.00LowView Rating Details
9/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$49.00 -> $50.00LowView Rating Details
9/5/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$48.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$48.00LowView Rating Details
7/24/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$46.00 -> $50.00MediumView Rating Details
4/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$44.00 -> $49.00LowView Rating Details
4/11/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$47.00 -> $48.00LowView Rating Details
3/6/2017Evercore ISIUpgradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Perform$46.00N/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Perform$46.00N/AView Rating Details
4/4/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$40.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$42.00N/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Earnings by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Earnings History by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE CMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017$0.67N/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$0.41$0.33$1.36 billion$1.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2017Q1 2017$0.65$0.71$1.91 billion$1.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.29$0.29$2.15 billion$1.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.60$0.70$1.63 billion$1.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.36$0.45$1.49 billion$1.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.61$0.59$2.29 billion$1.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.38$0.38$1.84 billion$1.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.49$0.53$1.57 billion$1.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.33$0.25$1.48 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.66$0.73$2.31 billion$2.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.36$0.35$1.54 billion$1.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.41$0.37$1.52 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.26$0.30$1.38 billion$1.47 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q1$0.64$0.75$2.24 billion$2.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.37$0.37$1.90 billion$1.74 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.47$0.46$1.59 billion$1.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.29$1.36 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.50$0.53$1.97 billion$1.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.24$0.25$1.82 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.55$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.36$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.41$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.15$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.52$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.27$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.46$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.21$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.00
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.17
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.60$0.64$0.62
Q2 20172$0.37$0.45$0.41
Q3 20172$0.52$0.70$0.61
Q4 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q1 20181$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q2 20181$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q3 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q4 20181$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q1 20191$0.81$0.81$0.81
Q2 20191$0.38$0.38$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Next Dividend:11/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.33
Dividend Yield:2.76%
Dividend Growth:6.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:66.83% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.29% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.08% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)

Dividend History by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE CMS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.65%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 87.30%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2017Brian F RichSVPSell3,500$48.26$168,910.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2017Garrick J RochowInsiderSell2,000$47.81$95,620.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2017Jon E BarfieldDirectorSell6,336$46.81$296,588.16View SEC Filing  
5/30/2017Daniel J MaloneInsiderSell10,000$47.42$474,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017Thomas J WebbVice ChairmanSell50,000$47.23$2,361,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Dhenuvakonda Rao VenkatInsiderSell2,000$45.50$91,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Glenn P BarbaVPSell16,000$45.12$721,920.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Catherine M ReynoldsSVPSell10,246$45.49$466,090.54View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016William D HarveyDirectorBuy3,000$40.59$121,770.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Jon E BarfieldDirectorSell9,568$42.97$411,136.96View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Brian F RichSVPSell2,135$43.17$92,167.95View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Catherine M ReynoldsSVPSell11,032$43.59$480,884.88View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Daniel J MaloneSVPSell3,639$40.95$149,017.05View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016John G RussellCEOSell196,000$41.04$8,043,840.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Thomas J WebbCFOSell100,000$41.52$4,152,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016David G MengebierSVPSell5,125$41.06$210,432.50View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Glenn P BarbaCAOSell9,000$40.75$366,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Myrna SotoDirectorBuy1,000$40.74$40,740.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016David G MengebierSVPSell5,125$39.86$204,282.50View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016John M ButlerSVPSell20,000$39.13$782,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Daniel J MaloneSVPSell4,508$35.66$160,755.28View SEC Filing  
11/17/2015David G MengebierSVPSell8,400$35.31$296,604.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015William D HarveyDirectorBuy3,000$34.17$102,510.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015David G MengebierSVPSell8,986$33.32$299,413.52View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Garrick J RochowVPSell10,000$34.76$347,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015John B YasinskyDirectorSell7,387$35.61$263,051.07View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Glenn P BarbaCAOSell16,000$35.15$562,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015John M ButlerSVPSell20,000$35.50$710,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015William D HarveyDirectorBuy2,000$35.71$71,420.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014David G MengebierSVPSell4,000$31.86$127,440.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014John B YasinskyDirectorSell5,000$29.35$146,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014David G MengebierSVPSell1,745$28.77$50,203.65View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Catherine M ReynoldsSVPSell5,000$28.40$142,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014David MengebierSVPSell3,100$29.91$92,721.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014James BrunnerSVPSell10,000$28.52$285,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014John ButlerSVPSell10,000$27.88$278,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013David G MengebierSVPSell2,000$27.95$55,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Glenn BarbaCAOSell10,000$26.85$268,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013David MengebierSVPSell3,000$27.04$81,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Laura WrightDirectorBuy3,000$26.86$80,580.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013James BrunnerSVPSell10,000$27.78$277,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013John ButlerSVPSell10,000$28.02$280,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013John G RussellCEOSell250,000$28.75$7,187,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Thomas J WebbCFOSell40,000$28.79$1,151,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013David G MengebierSVPSell4,000$28.50$114,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013James E BrunnerSVPSell50,000$26.17$1,308,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2012John M ButlerSVPSell10,000$23.12$231,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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