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

CMS Energy Corporation, CMS is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, CMS Energy Corporation, CMS  has a market cap of 11711.43. Since its IPO date on the 12/31/1984, CMS Energy Corporation, CMS performance year to date is 19.48%. Today CMS Energy Corporation, CMS has gained -2.55%, with a current price of 40.78.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 90.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 58.40%. Return of assets are at 2.80%, with return on investment at 6.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, CMS Energy Corporation, CMS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.07. While Total debt/equity is 2.33. With a profit margin of 9.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 63.70%, and operating margin of 20.00%. CMS Energy Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year CMS Energy Corporation, CMS has seen a EPS growth of 8.90%. A performance for the year of 23.10%. The 52-week high is -10.56%, and the 52-week low is 22.91%. The average volume for CMS Energy Corporation, CMS is 406385.

With a target price of 44.33, can CMS Energy Corporation, CMS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of CMS Energy Corporation, CMS. CMS Energy Corporation has a P/E of 20.09 and a forward P/E of 19.26. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.76. CMS Energy Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.87 and 2.73 respectively. For P/cash, CMS Energy Corporation has a value of 34.55, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 40.78, CMS Energy Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.96%. We see a return on equity of 14.10%.

Looking more long-term CMS Energy Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.27%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.68% 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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