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How to buy Consumers Energy Company stock | $109.41

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Consumers Energy Company is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. Consumers Energy Company shares (CMS-PB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Consumers Energy Company employs 7,642 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$6.2 billion.

How to buy shares in Consumers Energy Company

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Consumers Energy Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CMS-PB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Consumers Energy Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$109.41, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Consumers Energy Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Consumers Energy Company. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Consumers Energy Company share price

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Consumers Energy Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-25.
Latest market closeUSD$109.41
52-week rangeUSD$100.7894 - USD$111.23
50-day moving average USD$109.9089
200-day moving average USD$109.1281
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 11.1291
Dividend yield USD$4.5 (4.1%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$9.857

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Is it a good time to buy Consumers Energy Company stock?

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Consumers Energy Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $109.41 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-07) 0.16%
1 month (2020-12-17) 0.17%
3 months (2020-10-16) 0.38%
6 months (2020-07-16) 2.21%
1 year (2020-01-16) -1.37%
2 years (2019-01-16) 7.74%
3 years (2018-01-16) 4.20%
5 years (2016-01-15) 9.41%

Is Consumers Energy Company under- or over-valued?

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

Consumers Energy Company's P/E ratio

Consumers Energy Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Consumers Energy Company shares trade at around 11x 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.

Consumers Energy Company's EBITDA

Consumers Energy Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.2 billion.

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

Consumers Energy Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$6.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.42%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.47%
Return on equity TTM 10.2%
Profit margin 13.42%
Book value $101.379
Market capitalisation USD$9.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Consumers Energy Company share dividends

We're not expecting Consumers Energy Company to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Consumers Energy Company overview

Consumers Energy Company operates as a public utility that provides natural gas and electricity to residents and businesses in Michigan. It provides natural gas and/or electricity to 6.7 million of the state's 10 million residents in 68 Lower Peninsula Counties. Consumers Energy Company was formerly known as Consumers Power Company and changed its name to Consumers Energy Company in March 1997. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in Jackson, Michigan. Consumers Energy Company is a subsidiary of CMS Energy Corporation.

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