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: $13.46 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 281,569,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $47.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $46.69
  • 52 Week Range: $38.78 - $49.11
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.52
  • P/E Growth: 2.95
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $6.51 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.07
  • Book Value: $15.80 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.03
  • Annual Dividend: $1.33
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • 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: 1.79 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.15
  • 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, July 20th. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th will be given a dividend of $0.3325 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $1.33 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 2nd. View CMS Energy Corporation's Dividend History.

How were CMS Energy Corporation's earnings last quarter?

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) posted its earnings results on Friday, July, 28th. The company reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $1.45 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. CMS Energy Corporation had a net margin of 8.52% and a return on equity of 12.98%. The firm's revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. 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 guidance of $2.14-2.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.17.

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

10 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for CMS Energy Corporation's stock. 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 year. 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

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 $47.81.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE CMS)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  303 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  251 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  554
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 (1.56% 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
10/4/2017SunTrust 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
9/1/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$51.00LowView 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 10/18/2015 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: $2.09
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 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
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)
Most Recent Dividend:8/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.33
Dividend Yield:2.78%
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: 87.27%
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)


Headline Trends for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
Latest Headlines for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS)
DateHeadline logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) and Its Rivals Head to Head Contrast - October 18 at 6:20 PM logoCMS Energy To Announce Third Quarter Results October 26 - October 16 at 6:03 PM logoAnalyzing CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) and Its Competitors - October 15 at 10:26 PM logoCMS Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CMS-US : October 13, 2017 - October 13 at 5:55 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - October 13 at 12:38 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) vs. Ameren Corporation (AEE) - October 13 at 10:32 AM logoComparing Sempra Energy (SRE) & CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) - October 13 at 8:26 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) and CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Head to Head Survey - October 13 at 12:26 AM logoComparing CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) and The Competition - October 12 at 6:10 PM logoCMS Energy's Unit to Invest $250M in Michigan's Businesses - October 12 at 6:07 PM logoCMS Energy's Unit to Invest $250M in Michigan's Businesses - October 12 at 6:07 PM logoMichigan energy companies partner to showcase Careers in Energy throughout the state - October 12 at 6:07 PM logoConsumers Energy to Spend $250 Million With Michigan Small Businesses - October 11 at 6:53 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - October 7 at 8:44 PM logoConsumers Energy Foundation Commits $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, Supporting Affordable Housing - October 6 at 5:33 PM logoCMS Energy's (CMS) Subsidiary Buys 24 MW Delta Solar Project - Nasdaq - October 6 at 2:28 AM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Receives Hold Rating from SunTrust Banks, Inc. - October 4 at 7:52 PM logoCMS Energy's (CMS) Subsidiary Buys 24 MW Delta Solar Project - October 4 at 11:58 AM logoBRIEF-CMS Energy announces purchase of Lansing-area solar project - October 3 at 5:12 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) versus Its Competitors Critical Contrast - October 2 at 12:22 PM logoComparing CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) and Its Peers - September 28 at 4:22 PM logoTechnical Research on Electric Utilities Equities -- CMS Energy, Consolidated Edison, American Electric Power, and ... - PR Newswire (press release) - September 28 at 8:50 AM logoHead-To-Head Review: CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) vs. Its Peers - September 28 at 4:30 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Ameren Corporation (AEE) vs. CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) - September 27 at 8:24 PM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Presents At Wolfe Research 2017 Utilities & Power Leaders Conference - Slidehshow - September 27 at 7:20 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - September 25 at 6:06 PM logoNew Consumers Energy Program Helps Large Michigan Businesses Use 100 Percent Green Energy - September 22 at 4:20 PM logoCMS Energy Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CMS) : September 21, 2017 - September 22 at 9:52 AM logoCMS Energy Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CMS-US : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 6:04 PM logoHead-To-Head Survey: CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) versus Its Peers - September 20 at 2:08 AM logoConsumers Energy Helps 10,000 Small Businesses Through Program that Rewards Energy Efficiency - September 18 at 5:22 PM logoCMS Energy to Webcast Investor Day Meeting - September 18 at 5:22 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.68 Per Share - September 17 at 6:14 AM logoCMS Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - September 15 at 5:42 PM logoConsumers Energy Increasing its Commitment to Restore Power after Hurricane Irma - September 13 at 6:34 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 12 at 11:02 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Given "Hold" Rating at Royal Bank Of Canada - September 11 at 11:22 AM logoCMS Energy Sees Relative Strength Rating Improve To 73 - September 8 at 5:41 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Rating Reiterated by Morgan Stanley - September 8 at 1:54 PM logoConsumers Energy Crews Headed South to Assist as Hurricane Irma Moves Toward Florida - September 7 at 5:24 PM logoConsumers Energy Foundation Awards 2017 Apprentice Scholarships Honoring Fallen Employee - September 1 at 5:35 PM logoCMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Receives "Buy" Rating from KeyCorp - September 1 at 9:40 AM logoCMS Energy Corp. : CMS-US: Dividend Analysis : August 04th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 31, 2017 - August 31 at 5:14 PM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Up 5.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - Nasdaq - August 30 at 11:24 PM logoCMS Energy (CMS) Up 5.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - August 30 at 6:23 PM logo$0.68 Earnings Per Share Expected for CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) This Quarter - August 29 at 6:16 PM logoInsider Selling: CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) SVP Sells 3,500 Shares of Stock - August 24 at 4:30 PM logoCMS Energy Commences $610M Saginaw Pipeline Renewal Project - Nasdaq - August 24 at 3:58 AM logoTom Gores And Consumers Energy Pledge $2 Million To Help Start Flint Promise Scholarship Program - August 23 at 5:57 PM logoSaginaw Trail Pipeline Modernizing Michigan's Natural Gas Infrastructure to Improve Safety, Reliability - August 22 at 10:53 PM



CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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