CMS Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CMS)

About CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)

CMS Energy 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: Electric Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:CMS
  • CUSIP: 12589610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $13.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 280,010,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $45.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $43.18
  • 52 Week Range: $38.78 - $46.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.28
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.09
  • P/E Growth: 2.79
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.43 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.04
  • Book Value: $15.61 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.00
  • Annual Dividend: $1.33
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBIDTA: $2.08 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.61%
  • Return on Equity: 13.31%
  • Return on Assets: 2.71%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.04%
  • Current Ratio: 0.86%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.62%
  • Average Volume: 1.87 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.08
  • Short Ratio: 2

Frequently Asked Questions for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)

What is CMS Energy's stock symbol?

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

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

CMS Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 20th. Investors of record on Friday, May 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.3325 per share on Wednesday, May 31st. This represents a $1.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 3rd. View CMS Energy's Dividend History.

How were CMS Energy's earnings last quarter?

CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $1.83 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.91 billion. CMS Energy had a return on equity of 13.31% and a net margin of 8.61%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.59 earnings per share. View CMS Energy's Earnings History.

When will CMS Energy make its next earnings announcement?

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

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

CMS Energy updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.14-2.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.17.

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

10 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for CMS Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $49.00. On average, they expect CMS Energy's stock price to reach $46.44 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for CMS Energy.

Who are some of CMS Energy's key competitors?

Who owns CMS Energy stock?

CMS Energy's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.18%), BlackRock Inc. (8.17%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.66%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.40%), State Street Corp (5.08%) and FMR LLC (2.14%). Company insiders that own CMS Energy stock include Brian F Rich, Catherine M Reynolds, Daniel J Malone, David G Mengebier, Dhenuvakonda Rao Venkat, 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.

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

CMS Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Credit Suisse AG, State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Jennison Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and AXA. Company insiders that have sold CMS Energy stock in the last year include Brian F Rich, Catherine M Reynolds, Daniel J Malone, Dhenuvakonda Rao Venkat, Glenn P Barba, John G Russell and Jon E Barfield. View Insider Buying and Selling for CMS Energy.

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

CMS Energy's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd. Company insiders that have bought CMS Energy stock in the last two years include Myrna Soto and William D Harvey. View Insider Buying and Selling for CMS Energy.

How do I buy CMS Energy stock?

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

How much does a share of CMS Energy stock cost?

One share of CMS Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.82.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $46.44 (0.80% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/2/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$48.00LowView 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
1/25/2017Credit Suisse Group AGInitiated CoverageNeutral$44.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$46.00N/AView Rating Details
9/26/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$43.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Perform$46.00N/AView Rating Details
7/15/2016Howard WeilInitiated CoverageSector Perform$46.00N/AView Rating Details
7/2/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00 -> $47.00N/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
7/3/2015N+1 SingerReiterated RatingBuy$171.00N/AView Rating Details
7/3/2015Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$160.00N/AView Rating Details
6/5/2015Sanlam SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Earnings by Quarter for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Earnings History by Quarter for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NYSE:CMS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.07
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.31
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.60$0.64$0.62
Q2 20171$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q1 20181$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q2 20181$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q3 20181$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q4 20181$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q1 20191$0.82$0.82$0.82
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Next Dividend:5/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.33
Dividend Yield:2.84%
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 (NYSE:CMS)

Dividend History by Quarter for CMS Energy (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 (NYSE:CMS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.93%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Headline Trends for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
Latest Headlines for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS)
DateHeadline logoForm 8-K CMS ENERGY CORP For: May 16 Filed by: CONSUMERS ENERGY CO - May 22 at 4:14 PM logoConsumers Energy Investing Nearly $440 Million to Enhance Safety, Reliability of Natural Gas System - May 22 at 12:33 PM logoCMS Energy and Consumers Energy Names Brandon Hofmeister, David Mengebier, and Lauren Youngdahl Snyder to New Leadership Positions effective July 1 - May 22 at 12:33 PM logoInsider Selling: CMS Energy Co. (CMS) Insider Sells 2,000 Shares of Stock - May 18 at 4:32 PM logoConsumers Energy Proposes Program to Help Large Michigan Businesses Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy - May 15 at 1:54 PM logoConsumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Michigan's Best Employer in National Survey - May 11 at 5:00 PM logoCMS Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMS-US : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 4:33 PM logoGlenn P. Barba Sells 16,000 Shares of CMS Energy Co. (CMS) Stock - May 10 at 4:29 PM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) SVP Catherine M. Reynolds Sells 10,246 Shares - May 9 at 1:10 PM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.43 Per Share - May 8 at 4:17 PM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 8 at 1:30 PM logoETFs with exposure to CMS Energy Corp. : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 4:29 PM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.28 - May 4 at 1:13 AM logoCMS Energy Corp. :CMS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 4:22 PM logoCMS Energy Corp. : CMS-US: Dividend Analysis : May 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 4:22 PM logoSunTrust Banks Comments on CMS Energy Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (CMS) - May 3 at 8:46 AM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Beats Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - May 2 at 7:16 PM logoEdited Transcript of CMS earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-17 1:30pm GMT - May 2 at 7:16 PM logoCMS Energy's (CMS) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets - May 2 at 8:46 AM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - May 1 at 5:02 PM logoCMS Energy and Consumers Energy Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Webb Named Vice … - May 1 at 4:22 PM logoCMS Energy Corp. Reports 22% Advance In Q1 Profit - May 1 at 4:22 PM logoBRIEF-CMS Energy reports Q1 earnings per share $0.71 - May 1 at 4:22 PM logoForm 8-K CMS ENERGY CORP For: May 01 Filed by: CONSUMERS ENERGY CO - May 1 at 4:22 PM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 1 at 11:55 AM logoCMS Energy Announces First Quarter Earnings Of $0.71 Per Share; Reaffirms 2017 Earnings Guidance - May 1 at 8:35 AM logoCMS Energy beats 1Q profit forecasts - May 1 at 8:00 AM logoCMS Energy beats by $0.03, misses on revenue - May 1 at 7:37 AM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 30 at 4:55 PM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Set to Announce Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 1:23 AM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 1:23 AM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 1:17 AM logoConsumers Energy, Grand Valley State University Celebrate Opening of Leadership Center in Grand Rapids - April 28 at 5:21 PM logoSunTrust Banks Weighs in on CMS Energy Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (CMS) - April 28 at 7:52 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact CMS Energy (CMS) Stock Price - April 27 at 8:31 PM logoThis Arbor Day, Consumers Energy Encourages Michigan Residents to Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place - April 27 at 11:54 AM logoWhat's in Store for CMS Energy Corp (CMS) in Q1 Earnings? - April 27 at 11:54 AM logoForsite Development to Acquire Two Consumers Energy Sites - April 26 at 5:03 PM logoCMS Energy Co. (CMS) Forecasted to Post FY2019 Earnings of $2.47 Per Share - April 25 at 3:51 PM logoPositive Media Coverage Likely to Impact CMS Energy (CMS) Stock Price - April 24 at 8:14 PM logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms Equal Weight Rating for CMS Energy Co. (CMS) - April 23 at 3:54 PM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 21 at 5:08 PM logoCMS Energy Board Of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock - April 20 at 4:31 PM logoCMS Energy Co. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.33 (CMS) - April 20 at 2:04 PM logoCMS Energy declares $0.3325 dividend - April 20 at 12:25 PM logoQ1 2017 Earnings Estimate for CMS Energy Co. (CMS) Issued By KeyCorp - April 20 at 9:47 AM logoCMS Energy To Announce First-Quarter Results May 1 - April 19 at 9:23 PM logoMountain View CLO II Ltd. -- Moody's upgrades CMS and Consumers, outlook stable - April 18 at 4:13 PM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 18 at 2:22 PM logo7 Activities to Enjoy this Spring at Consumers Energy River Hydros - April 18 at 12:20 PM



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