Stock Mover of The Day: CMS Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

November 28, 2016 - By Pete Kolinski   ·   0 Comments

Stock Mover of The Day: CMS Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

Sentiment for CMS Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS)

CMS Energy Corp (NYSE:CMS) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.17, from 1.11 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 199 investment professionals opened new or increased stock positions, while 179 reduced and sold stock positions in CMS Energy Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 243.95 million shares, down from 246.47 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding CMS Energy Corp in their top 10 stock positions increased from 5 to 6 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 37 Reduced: 142 Increased: 164 New Position: 35.

CMS Energy Corporation is an energy firm operating primarily in Michigan. The company has a market cap of $11.83 billion. The Firm operates in three divisions, which include Consumers Electric Utility, Consumers Gas Utility and Enterprises (non-utility activities and investments). It has a 19.85 P/E ratio. CMS Energy, through its subsidiaries and equity investments, is engaged primarily in independent power production and owns power generation facilities fueled by natural gas and biomass.

About 1.10 million shares traded hands. CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) has risen 2.55% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.46% the S&P500.

Analysts await CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $0.28 earnings per share, down 26.32% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.38 per share. CMS’s profit will be $80.11 million for 36.92 P/E if the $0.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.70 actual earnings per share reported by CMS Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -60.00% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “CMS Energy’s business strategy is focused primarily on its principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy, an electric and natural gas utility serving about 6.5 million of Michigan’s 10 million residents. With its CMS Enterprises subsidiary, CMS Energy also is engaged in independent power generation in several states.”

Bruce & Co. Inc. holds 6.31% of its portfolio in CMS Energy Corporation for 538,300 shares. Brc Investment Management Llc owns 435,825 shares or 3.47% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Contravisory Investment Management Inc. has 2.87% invested in the company for 204,223 shares. The Illinois-based Hedeker Wealth Llc has invested 2.41% in the stock. Huff W R Asset Management Co Llc De, a Florida-based fund reported 48,840 shares.#img1#

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of CMS Energy Corporation’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating CMS Energy Corporation, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $32 while the high is $46. The stock’s average target of $42.17 is 1.98% above today’s ($41.35) share price. CMS was included in 13 notes of analysts from August 31, 2015. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 26 report. The stock of CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) earned “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Monday, October 19. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, March 18 by Barclays Capital. Suntrust Robinson maintained the shares of CMS in a report on Monday, August 29 with “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, March 7, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Neutral” on Monday, October 19. The rating was initiated by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform” on Friday, July 15. Howard Weil initiated CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) on Friday, July 15 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Monday, October 26.

CMS Company Profile

CMS Energy Corporation (CMS Energy), incorporated on February 26, 1987, is an energy firm operating primarily in Michigan. The Firm operates in three divisions, which include Consumers Electric Utility, Consumers Gas Utility and Enterprises (non-utility activities and investments). CMS Energy, through its subsidiaries and equity investments, is engaged primarily in independent power production and owns power generation facilities fueled by natural gas and biomass. The Company’s other business includes EnerBank USA (EnerBank), which is a Utah state-chartered, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)-insured industrial bank providing unsecured consumer installment loans for financing home improvements. The Company’s subsidiaries include Consumers Energy Company (Consumers), which is an electric and gas utility firm and CMS Enterprises Company (CMS Enterprises), which is a domestic independent power producer.

More news for CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Fitch Rates CMS Energy Corporation’s Senior Notes ‘BBB'” on October 31, 2016. Forbes.com‘s article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Costco Wholesale, Nexstar Broadcasting Group and CMS Energy” and published on October 31, 2016 is yet another important article.

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