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CMS Energy (CMS) Competitors

$60.85
+0.39 (+0.65%)
(As of 09:33 AM ET)

CMS vs. PCG, SRE, D, PEG, ED, WEC, DTE, AEE, CNP, and NI

Should you be buying CMS Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CMS Energy include PG&E (PCG), Sempra (SRE), Dominion Energy (D), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), WEC Energy Group (WEC), DTE Energy (DTE), Ameren (AEE), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), and NiSource (NI). These companies are all part of the "multi-utilities" industry.

CMS Energy vs.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) and PG&E (NYSE:PCG) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, community ranking, earnings, profitability and media sentiment.

PG&E has higher revenue and earnings than CMS Energy. PG&E is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CMS Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CMS Energy$7.46B2.42$887M$3.2818.44
PG&E$24.43B2.13$2.26B$1.1216.17

CMS Energy has a net margin of 13.19% compared to PG&E's net margin of 10.05%. CMS Energy's return on equity of 12.83% beat PG&E's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CMS Energy13.19% 12.83% 3.03%
PG&E 10.05%11.32%2.27%

In the previous week, PG&E had 3 more articles in the media than CMS Energy. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for PG&E and 13 mentions for CMS Energy. CMS Energy's average media sentiment score of 1.22 beat PG&E's score of 0.46 indicating that CMS Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
CMS Energy
10 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
PG&E
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

CMS Energy has a beta of 0.37, meaning that its share price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PG&E has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

PG&E received 314 more outperform votes than CMS Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.22% of users gave PG&E an outperform vote while only 62.59% of users gave CMS Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CMS EnergyOutperform Votes
547
62.59%
Underperform Votes
327
37.41%
PG&EOutperform Votes
861
63.22%
Underperform Votes
501
36.78%

CMS Energy pays an annual dividend of $2.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. PG&E pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. CMS Energy pays out 62.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PG&E pays out 3.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

CMS Energy presently has a consensus price target of $64.33, indicating a potential upside of 6.39%. PG&E has a consensus price target of $19.89, indicating a potential upside of 9.82%. Given PG&E's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PG&E is more favorable than CMS Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CMS Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64
PG&E
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57

93.6% of CMS Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.6% of PG&E shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of CMS Energy shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of PG&E shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

CMS Energy beats PG&E on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CMS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CMS vs. The Competition

MetricCMS EnergyElectric & other services combined IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$18.02B$16.00B$12.88B$17.46B
Dividend Yield3.35%3.65%4.12%3.53%
P/E Ratio18.4413.8893.0125.51
Price / Sales2.421.9524.6010.12
Price / Cash8.637.6916.2719.29
Price / Book2.181.571.835.82
Net Income$887M$828.52M$562.15M$975.72M
7 Day Performance-2.22%-3.23%-1.26%-1.95%
1 Month Performance0.45%-0.53%2.56%1.12%
1 Year Performance5.90%-7.58%3.26%21.80%

CMS Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PCG
PG&E
3.4462 of 5 stars
$18.46
+0.4%
$19.44
+5.3%
+9.6%$53.15B$24.08B16.4828,010Analyst Forecast
SRE
Sempra
4.8594 of 5 stars
$75.84
0.0%
$82.86
+9.3%
+2.9%$48.00B$13.80B16.8016,835Analyst Forecast
D
Dominion Energy
4.296 of 5 stars
$52.79
+0.5%
$51.73
-2.0%
+5.2%$44.22B$14.39B27.2117,700Short Interest ↑
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
4.5211 of 5 stars
$75.04
+2.0%
$68.31
-9.0%
+22.9%$37.38B$10.24B20.7912,543Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
ED
Consolidated Edison
4.238 of 5 stars
$94.43
+0.6%
$88.46
-6.3%
-0.8%$32.66B$14.54B18.1214,592Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
WEC
WEC Energy Group
4.4535 of 5 stars
$80.70
+0.0%
$86.29
+6.9%
-9.2%$25.49B$8.89B17.627,000Positive News
DTE
DTE Energy
4.317 of 5 stars
$112.96
+0.8%
$116.30
+3.0%
+4.2%$23.38B$12.75B18.499,950Short Interest ↑
AEE
Ameren
4.8658 of 5 stars
$71.34
-0.2%
$79.90
+12.0%
-13.2%$19.02B$7.50B16.409,372Analyst Forecast
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
CNP
CenterPoint Energy
3.6655 of 5 stars
$29.51
+0.5%
$30.36
+2.9%
+3.7%$18.88B$8.70B20.788,827Analyst Forecast
NI
NiSource
4.6287 of 5 stars
$28.04
-0.1%
$29.71
+6.0%
+3.4%$12.57B$5.51B18.337,411Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:CMS) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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