Long-Term Potential Remains Strong With CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)

Hendrian Catherine A, Senior Vice President, subtracted 1,753 shares of CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) from its portfolio at the rate of $56.96 per share valuing $99,859 on May 23. The insider left behind 37,567 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) was $57.95. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $58.27, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $58.58. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $57.58 and a 2nd Support Level at $57.21. CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) stock has lost -$0.26, or -0.45%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $1.50, or 2.66%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $2.65, or 4.79%. This year-to-date, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) shares have gained $8.30, or 16.72%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 283,759 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $16,443,834K. CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) generates $6,873 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $657,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 34.49%, a 3-Year Total Return of 32.25%, and a 5-year Total Return of 89.26%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 40.20%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.382 per share on 05/02/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.68%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.53.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) reported earnings of $0.75 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.78 per share, representing a -0.03 difference and 3.30% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.40 represented a 0 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.40 per share, which was a 0.97% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.50 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.56 and the low estimate was $0.40. In the year-ago quarter, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) generated per-share earnings of $0.48. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +4.17% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 19 purchases (43,151 shares in total) and 13 sale (63,421 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 39 insider buys amounting to 274,141 shares and 24 insider sales amounting to 112,124 shares. In the past full year, 39 insider purchases were made (involving 274,141 shares) and 28 insider sell-offs equivalent to 120,485 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) has a Current Ratio of 0.94, a Quick Ratio of 0.69 and a Cash Ratio of 0.07. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 247.68, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 71.24, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 48.01. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 224.69 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 64.63.