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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: CMS Energy Corp., CMS

CMS Energy Corp., CMS is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, CMS Energy Corp., CMS  has a market cap of 11975.76. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1984, CMS Energy Corp., CMS performance year to date is 18.45%. Today CMS Energy Corp., CMS has gained -1.28%, with a current price of 41.79.

Ownership of the company is 0.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 93.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 61.30%. Return of assets are at 2.70%, with return on investment at 6.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, CMS Energy Corp., CMS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.07. While Total debt/equity is 2.29. With a profit margin of 8.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.10%, and operating margin of 19.20%. CMS Energy Corp. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year CMS Energy Corp., CMS has seen a EPS growth of 8.90%. A performance for the year of 31.42%. The 52-week high is -9.02%, and the 52-week low is 35.22%. The average volume for CMS Energy Corp., CMS is 1449700.

With a target price of 45.25, can CMS Energy Corp., CMS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of CMS Energy Corp., CMS. CMS Energy Corp. has a P/E of 21.42 and a forward P/E of 19.19. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.95. CMS Energy Corp. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.94 and 2.8 respectively. For P/cash, CMS Energy Corp. has a value of 31.11, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 41.79, CMS Energy Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.97%. We see a return on equity of 13.50%.

Looking more long-term CMS Energy Corp., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.27%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.93% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 8.90% for this year and for the last five years a 6.60% growth has been seen.

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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