An Authentic Update On CMS Energy Corporation (CMS)

BARFIELD JON E, Director, subtracted 8,390 shares of CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) from its portfolio at the rate of $60.75 per share valuing $509,689 on Nov 14. The insider left behind 16,227 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $61.26, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $61.64. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $60.66 and a 2nd Support Level at $60.44. 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 $60.87. CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) stock has lost -$0.89, or -0.54%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$2.47, or -3.90%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$2.18, or -3.46%. This year-to-date, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) shares have gained $11.22, or 22.60%.

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, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 50% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 283,842 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $17,399,516K. 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 16.86%, a 3-Year Total Return of 53.48%, and a 5-year Total Return of 83.04%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 40.20%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.382 per share on 10/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.50%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 1.53.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) reported earnings of $0.73 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.62 per share, representing a 0.11 difference and 17.74% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of $0.33 represented a -0.11 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.44 per share, which was a -25.00% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.75 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.82 and the low estimate was $0.68. In the year-ago quarter, CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) generated per-share earnings of $0.40. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +87.50%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 1 purchases (1,259 shares in total) and 8 sale (35,510 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 1 insider buys amounting to 1,259 shares and 14 insider sales amounting to 118,210 shares. In the past full year, 40 insider purchases were made (involving 275,400 shares) and 38 insider sell-offs equivalent to 230,334 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 2.52 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 224.69.