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Is CMS Energy Corp.(NYSE: CMS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/31/1984. CMS Energy Corp. is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for CMS Energy Corp., is 2215.62, and so far today it has a volume of 0. Performance year to date since the 12/31/1984 is 25.49%.

To help you determine whether CMS Energy Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 25.47 and forward P/E is 20.49. PEG perhaps more useful shows that CMS Energy Corp. has a value for PEG of 3.52. P/S ratio is 2.02 and the P/B ratio is 3. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 70.12 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price CMS Energy Corp. is trading at, 44.58 (0.00% today), CMS Energy Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.78%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 67.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.99% after growing 8.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -19.50%, and -14.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 278.42, and the number of shares float is 277.85. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at 92.80%. The float short is 3.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.8. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.50%, and also a return on investment of 6.70%.

The ability for CMS Energy Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 2.02 and total debt/equity is 2.25. In terms of margins, CMS Energy Corp. has a gross margin of 64.00%, with its operating margin at 17.90%, and CMS Energy Corp. has a profit margin of 7.90%.

The 52 week high is -3.61%, with 43.25% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.97% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.19%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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