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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CMS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. CMS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CMS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.33
Equity to Asset 0.21
CMS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CMS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CMS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.21
0.07
0.21
Interest Coverage 2.75
CMS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. CMS: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.47 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.75
1.6
2.94
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.86
WACC vs ROIC
2.73%
5.81%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 17.93
CMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. CMS: 17.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CMS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.62  Med: 15.32 Max: 18.01
Current: 17.93
-3.62
18.01
Net-margin (%) 7.89
CMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. CMS: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CMS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.33  Med: 5.70 Max: 8.1
Current: 7.89
-3.33
8.1
ROE (%) 12.39
CMS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. CMS: 12.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.31  Med: 11.89 Max: 14.26
Current: 12.39
-9.31
14.26
ROA (%) 2.47
CMS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. CMS: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CMS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.45  Med: 2.24 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.47
-1.45
2.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.55
CMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. CMS: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 8.23 Max: 9.11
Current: 7.55
0.48
9.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.10
CMS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CMS: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.5  Med: -2.20 Max: 54.7
Current: 0.1
-42.5
54.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
CMS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CMS: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.7  Med: 2.20 Max: 66.7
Current: 5.4
-50.7
66.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.80
CMS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CMS: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.8  Med: 6.90 Max: 30.1
Current: 10.8
-74.8
30.1
» CMS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-23)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CMS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 48,711 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 15,239 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 220,000 sh (+1000.00%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,600 sh (+29.95%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 41,590 sh (+4.11%)
Murray Stahl 34,862 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 49,100 sh (-2.00%)
Jim Simons 259,300 sh (-75.74%)
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Q3 2015

CMS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 175,934 sh (+261.18%)
Robert Bruce 328,000 sh (+49.09%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,380 sh (+1.90%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 47,500 sh (-3.26%)
Murray Stahl 32,162 sh (-7.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,033 sh (-60.81%)
Jim Simons 15,200 sh (-94.14%)
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Q4 2015

CMS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 7,500 sh (New)
Robert Bruce 538,300 sh (+64.12%)
Murray Stahl 32,162 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,380 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 47,300 sh (-0.42%)
» More
Q1 2016

CMS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,380 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 31,062 sh (-3.42%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.25
CMS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.83 vs. CMS: 23.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CMS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.96  Med: 16.71 Max: 44.54
Current: 23.25
7.96
44.54
Forward P/E 18.66
CMS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. CMS: 18.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.38
CMS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. CMS: 23.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CMS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 16.84 Max: 39.6
Current: 23.38
7.94
39.6
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.91
CMS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. CMS: 22.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CMS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.49  Med: 15.87 Max: 44.12
Current: 22.91
8.49
44.12
P/B 2.75
CMS's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CMS: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.89
Current: 2.75
0.79
2.89
P/S 1.83
CMS's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CMS: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CMS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.83
0.32
1.92
POCF 7.45
CMS's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. CMS: 7.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 5.35 Max: 56.05
Current: 7.45
2.74
56.05
EV-to-EBIT 17.55
CMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. CMS: 17.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -148.9  Med: 12.90 Max: 254.8
Current: 17.55
-148.9
254.8
EV-to-EBITDA 10.47
CMS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. CMS: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.3  Med: 8.40 Max: 38.3
Current: 10.47
-66.3
38.3
PEG 8.67
CMS's PEG is ranked lower than
78% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. CMS: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CMS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 6.07 Max: 15.58
Current: 8.67
0.5
15.58
Shiller P/E 36.33
CMS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. CMS: 36.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CMS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.22  Med: 41.97 Max: 456.25
Current: 36.33
32.22
456.25
Current Ratio 0.92
CMS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CMS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.23
Current: 0.92
0.46
2.23
Quick Ratio 0.68
CMS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CMS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.68
0.3
1.59
Days Inventory 88.86
CMS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. CMS: 88.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CMS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 75.27  Med: 113.25 Max: 129.56
Current: 88.86
75.27
129.56
Days Sales Outstanding 43.35
CMS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 48.80 vs. CMS: 43.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.6  Med: 49.35 Max: 55.76
Current: 43.35
33.6
55.76
Days Payable 70.57
CMS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
56% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 67.47 vs. CMS: 70.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CMS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.35  Med: 56.72 Max: 75.93
Current: 70.57
38.35
75.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.90
CMS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CMS: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CMS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.42 Max: 4.47
Current: 2.9
0.27
4.47
Dividend Payout 0.67
CMS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CMS: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CMS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.51 Max: 3.13
Current: 0.67
0.15
3.13
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.50
CMS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CMS: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CMS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.00 Max: 48.9
Current: 6.5
0
48.9
Forward Dividend Yield 3.05
CMS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. CMS: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.86
CMS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. CMS: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CMS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 5.74 Max: 7.5
Current: 4.86
0.45
7.5
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
CMS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. CMS: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CMS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -112.7  Med: -4.40 Max: 44.6
Current: -1
-112.7
44.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.75
CMS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
69% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CMS: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CMS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.84 Max: 2.97
Current: 2.75
0.52
2.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.70
CMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CMS: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 7.60 Max: 10.5
Current: 5.7
0.4
10.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.12
CMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. CMS: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CMS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30  Med: -6.30 Max: 20
Current: 4.12
-30
20

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6146
EPS $ 1.75
Beta0.10
Short Percentage of Float3.12%
52-Week Range $31.22 - 42.87
Shares Outstanding(Mil)279.96

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 7,205 7,447 7,783
EPS($) 2.01 2.18 2.34
EPS without NRI($) 2.01 2.18 2.34

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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CMS Energy Corp was formed as a corporation in Michigan in 1987 and is an energy company operating primarily in Michigan. The Company through its subsidiaries and equity investments is engaged in independent power production and owns power generation facilities fueled by natural gas and biomass. The Company manages its businesses by the nature of services each provides, and operates principally in three business segments: electric utility, gas utility, and enterprises, its non-utility operations and investments. Consumer's electric utility operations include the generation, purchase, distribution, and sale of electricity. Consumer's electric utility customer base consists of a mix of primarily residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Consumer's gas utility operations include the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas. Its customer base consists of a mix of primarily residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
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