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NYSE:CMS

CMS Energy - CMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$69.67
+0.99 (+1.44%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$69.06
$69.67
50-Day Range
$61.16
$71.82
52-Week Range
$58.51
$73.76
Volume
1.71 million shs
Average Volume
1.63 million shs
Market Capitalization
$20.22 billion
P/E Ratio
15.31
Dividend Yield
2.68%
Price Target
$70.00

CMS Energy MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
0.5% Upside
$70.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.34% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-7.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.56mentions of CMS Energy in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$187,920 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.96%
From $2.89 to $3.12 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.39 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

26th out of 87 stocks

Electric & Other Services Combined Industry

6th out of 20 stocks

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About CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) Stock

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. The company operates through three segments: Electric Utility; Gas Utility; and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment is involved in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. This segment generates electricity through coal, wind, gas, renewable energy, oil, and nuclear sources. Its distribution system comprises 208 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 4 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 4,428 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 19 miles of high-voltage distribution underground lines; 82,474 miles of electric distribution overhead lines; 9,395 miles of underground distribution lines; 1,093 substations; and 3 battery facilities. The Gas Utility segment engages in the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas, which includes 2,392 miles of transmission lines; 15 gas storage fields; 28,065 miles of distribution mains; and 8 compressor stations. The Enterprises segment is involved in the independent power production and marketing, including the development and operation of renewable generation. It serves 1.9 million electric and 1.8 million gas customers, including residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan.

CMS Energy Stock Performance

Shares of CMS opened at $69.67 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $66.48 and a 200-day moving average of $67.31. CMS Energy has a one year low of $58.51 and a one year high of $73.76. The company has a market cap of $20.22 billion, a PE ratio of 15.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.88 and a beta of 0.27. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.62, a current ratio of 1.00 and a quick ratio of 0.65.

CMS Energy Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, October 1st. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 6th will be issued a dividend of $4.50 per share. This is an increase from CMS Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $18.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 25.84%. CMS Energy's payout ratio is presently 40.44%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research firms have weighed in on CMS. Mizuho cut their target price on shares of CMS Energy from $74.00 to $73.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on shares of CMS Energy in a report on Monday, April 25th. They set a "neutral" rating and a $76.00 price objective on the stock. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of CMS Energy from $76.00 to $72.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Monday, July 18th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on shares of CMS Energy from $66.00 to $59.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lowered their price target on shares of CMS Energy from $80.00 to $71.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, June 27th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $70.00.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, CAO Scott B. Mcintosh sold 703 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.21, for a total transaction of $50,060.63. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 24,196 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,722,997.16. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. In other news, Director Jon E. Barfield sold 1,267 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.44, for a total value of $87,980.48. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 13,620 shares in the company, valued at approximately $945,772.80. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, CAO Scott B. Mcintosh sold 703 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.21, for a total transaction of $50,060.63. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now owns 24,196 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,722,997.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 2,706 shares of company stock valued at $187,920. Company insiders own 0.40% of the company's stock.

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CMS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Ex-Dividend for 8/31 Dividend
8/04/2022
Today
8/13/2022
Dividend Payable
8/31/2022
Ex-Dividend for 10/1 Dividend
9/02/2022
Dividend Payable
10/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Electric & other services combined
Sub-Industry
Multi-Utilities
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
12589610
Employees
9,778
Year Founded
1987

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$70.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$78.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$59.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+0.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.35 billion
Pretax Margin
10.36%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.33 billion
Cash Flow
$6.60 per share
Book Value
$24.97 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
289,035,000
Market Cap
$20.22 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.27














CMS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell CMS Energy stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CMS Energy in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" CMS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CMS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is CMS Energy's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for CMS Energy's shares. Their CMS share price forecasts range from $59.00 to $78.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $70.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have CMS shares performed in 2022?

CMS Energy's stock was trading at $65.05 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, CMS stock has increased by 7.1% and is now trading at $69.67.
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Are investors shorting CMS Energy?

CMS Energy saw a decrease in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,870,000 shares, a decrease of 17.7% from the July 15th total of 4,700,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,840,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is CMS Energy's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were CMS Energy's earnings last quarter?

CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.54. The utilities provider earned $1.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.63 billion. CMS Energy had a net margin of 16.50% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.43%. The firm's revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.77 EPS.
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How often does CMS Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CMS Energy?

CMS Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 6th will be paid a dividend of $4.50 per share on Saturday, October 1st. This represents a $18.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 25.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 2nd. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.46.
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Is CMS Energy a good dividend stock?

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.68%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 40.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CMS will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.97% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CMS.

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

CMS Energy updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.85-$2.89 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.88. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is John G. Russell's approval rating as CMS Energy's CEO?

5 employees have rated CMS Energy Chief Executive Officer John G. Russell on Glassdoor.com. John G. Russell has an approval rating of 60% among the company's employees. This puts John G. Russell in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of CMS Energy own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CMS Energy investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV), Comcast (CMCSA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Dominion Energy (D), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Boeing (BA).

What is CMS Energy's stock symbol?

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

Who are CMS Energy's major shareholders?

CMS Energy's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (5.60%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.98%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.69%), Pictet Asset Management SA (1.63%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.49%) and Magellan Asset Management Ltd (1.15%). Insiders that own company stock include Brandon J Hofmeister, Brian F Rich, Catherine A Hendrian, Dhenuvakonda Rao Venkat, Glenn P Barba, Jean-Francois Brossoit, John G Russell, Jon E Barfield, Scott B Mcintosh and Shaun M Johnson.
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How do I buy shares of CMS Energy?

Shares of CMS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is CMS Energy's stock price today?

One share of CMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.67.

How much money does CMS Energy make?

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) has a market capitalization of $20.22 billion and generates $7.33 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $1.35 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.55 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does CMS Energy have?

The company employs 9,778 workers across the globe.

Does CMS Energy have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of CMS Energy: Beeland Group LLC, CMS Capital L.L.C., CMS ERM Michigan LLC, CMS Electric & Gas L.L.C., CMS Energy Resource Management Company, CMS Engineering Co., CMS Enterprises Company, CMS Enterprises Sustainable Energy LLC, CMS Gas Argentina Company, CMS Gas Transmission Company, CMS Generation Filer City Inc., CMS Generation Filer City Operating LLC, CMS Generation Genesee Company, CMS Generation Grayling Company, CMS Generation Grayling Holdings Company, CMS Generation Holdings Company, CMS Generation Michigan Power L.L.C., CMS Generation Operating Company II Inc., CMS Generation Operating LLC, CMS Generation Recycling Company, CMS International Ventures L.L.C., CMS Land Company, CMS Treasury Services LLC, CMS Venezuela S.A., CMS Viron Corporation, Consumers 2014 Securitization Funding LLC, Consumers Campus Holdings LLC, Consumers Energy Company, Consumers Receivables Funding II LLC, Dearborn Generation Operating L.L.C., Dearborn Industrial Energy L.L.C., Dearborn Industrial Generation L.L.C., Delta Solar Power I LLC, Delta Solar Power II LLC, ENELMAR S.A., ES Services Company, EnerBank USA Inc., Flambeau Solar Partners LLC, GGS Holdings Company, Grand River Solar LLC, Grand River Wind LLC, HCE-Biopower Inc., HYDRA‑CO Enterprises Inc., Hydra-Co Enterprises, IPP Investment Partnership, NWO Holdco L.L.C., New Bern Energy Recovery Inc., Northwest Ohio Wind LLC, and Petal Gas Storage Co.
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When was CMS Energy founded?

CMS Energy was founded in 1987.

How can I contact CMS Energy?

CMS Energy's mailing address is ONE ENERGY PLAZA, JACKSON MI, 49201. The official website for the company is www.cmsenergy.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (517) 788-0550, via email at travis.uphaus@cmsenergy.com, or via fax at 517-788-1859.

This page (NYSE:CMS) was last updated on 8/13/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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