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How to buy CMS Energy Corporation stock

Learn how to easily invest in CMS Energy Corporation stock.

CMS Energy Corporation is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. CMS Energy Corporation shares (CMS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. CMS Energy Corporation employs 8,504 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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CMS Energy Corporation stock price (NYSE: CMS)

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CMS Energy Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-01.
Latest market close$69.03
52-week range$57.01 - $73.27
50-day moving average $68.35
200-day moving average $64.82
Wall St. target price$71.17
PE ratio 14.4602
Dividend yield $1.765 (2.97%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.67

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Is it a good time to buy CMS Energy Corporation stock?

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CMS Energy Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $69.03 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-29) 3.80%
1 month (2022-06-06) -3.05%
3 months (2022-04-02) N/A
6 months (2022-01-06) 6.76%
1 year (2021-07-06) 15.42%
2 years (2020-07-06) 14.99%
3 years (2019-07-05) 17.56%
5 years (2017-07-05) 50.69%

Is CMS Energy Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing CMS Energy Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CMS Energy Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

CMS Energy Corporation's P/E ratio

CMS Energy Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, CMS Energy Corporation shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

CMS Energy Corporation's PEG ratio

CMS Energy Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.4508. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into CMS Energy Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

CMS Energy Corporation's EBITDA

CMS Energy Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a CMS Energy Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

CMS Energy Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $7.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.4%
Gross profit TTM $2.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.86%
Return on equity TTM 11.1%
Profit margin 17.65%
Book value $22.85
Market capitalisation $19.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

CMS Energy Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like CMS Energy Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

CMS Energy Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 27.49

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and CMS Energy Corporation's overall score of 27.49 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 52nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like CMS Energy Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

CMS Energy Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 16.42/100

CMS Energy Corporation's environmental score of 16.42 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CMS Energy Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

CMS Energy Corporation's social score

Social score: 9.57/100

CMS Energy Corporation's social score of 9.57 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CMS Energy Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

CMS Energy Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 7/100

CMS Energy Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that CMS Energy Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

CMS Energy Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. CMS Energy Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that CMS Energy Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

CMS Energy Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.49
Total ESG percentile 51.98
Environmental score 16.42
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 9.57
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 7
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 2

CMS Energy Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 64.86% of net profits

Recently CMS Energy Corporation has paid out, on average, around 64.86% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CMS Energy Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CMS Energy Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.765 per share.

CMS Energy Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

CMS Energy Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 30 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

CMS Energy Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, CMS Energy Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $57.012 up to $73.2672. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while CMS Energy Corporation's is 0.2559. This would suggest that CMS Energy Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

CMS Energy Corporation overview

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.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of CMS Energy Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.394% of CMS Energy Corporation shares are held by insiders and 95.016% by institutions.
How many people work for CMS Energy Corporation?
Latest data suggests 8,504 work at CMS Energy Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for CMS Energy Corporation?
CMS Energy Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is CMS Energy Corporation based?
CMS Energy Corporation's address is: One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI, United States, 49201
What is CMS Energy Corporation's ISIN number?
CMS Energy Corporation's international securities identification number is: US1258961002
What is CMS Energy Corporation's CUSIP number?
CMS Energy Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 125896100

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