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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS)?

The company in question is, CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS) currently with a stock price of 43.37 (0.79% today). The market cap for CMS Energy Corp. is 12002.79, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for CMS Energy Corp. is 45.33. Currently CMS Energy Corp. is trading with a P/E of 22.06, and a forward P/E of 19.76. Average volume for CMS Energy Corp. is 1998.07 and so far today it is 1158292.

Performance in the last year for CMS Energy Corp. has been 24.15%. For EPS growth, CMS Energy Corp. has seen a growth of 8.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 7.93%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 6.60% over the last five years and could be 7.27% for the next five years. CMS Energy Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 83.00%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.81%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.36%.

Since the IPO date for CMS Energy Corp. on the 12/31/1984, CMS Energy Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 21.96%. With CMS Energy Corp. trading at 43.37, the dividend yield is 2.88%, and the EPS is 1.95.

So could CMS Energy Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 22.06. The PEG is 3.04, P/S is 1.95 and the P/B is at 2.88. The P/cash is 31.18, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

CMS Energy Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.07, and total debt/equity at 2.29.

In terms of margins, CMS Energy Corp. has a gross margin of 64.10%, an operating margin of 19.20% and a profit margin of 8.80%.Payout ratio for CMS Energy Corp. is 61.30%. Return on assets come to 2.70% with return on investment coming to 6.70%.

Insider ownership for CMS Energy Corp., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 93.30%. Outstanding shares are at 278.94. While shares float is 277.67. The float short is currently 3.63%, and short ratio is 5.04.

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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