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B
CMS Energy Corp (CMS)
Utilities | Utilities
47.38  -0.50%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankB / 126Warren Buffett RankA / 18
Pure Value RankB / 128Dividend RankA / 25
Moat RankB / 194Financial Strength RankD / 334
Growth RankC / 316Momentum RankB / 248
CMS vs UTILITIES SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
CMSSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO23.3924.719.28
EV/EBITDA RATIO7.121111.77
P/S RATIO2.0911.12.03
P/B RATIO2.43.09
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY23.92%10.55%13.82%
RETURN ON CAPITAL5.46%5.49%10.04%
NET MARGIN8.61%10.32%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.73%
PAYOUT RATIO65.61%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH6.73%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY2538%
INTEREST COVERAGE2.95x
CURRENT RATIO0.74
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH4.62%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-0.32%
5 YR BPS GROWTH5.03%
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CMS Energy Corp's strong Dividend Rank may warrant a closer look for investors seeking dividend paying stocks
tickrz rank B / 126
CMS Energy Corp receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
value
pure value ranking B / 128Warren Buffett ranking A / 18
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. CMS Energy Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 23.4x, a P/S ratio of 2.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.1x. CMS Energy Corp ranks 128 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.CMS Energy Corp ranks 18 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, CMS Energy Corp warrants further investigation.

quality
moat B / 194financial strength D / 334
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.CMS Energy Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 2.95x, a debt/equity ratio of 2538% and a Moat Rank of 194 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum B / 248
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 14.04% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 248. Based on its 12 month stock performance, CMS Energy Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield A / 25
value + yield
Shares currently yield 2.73%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, CMS Energy Corp ranks 25 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate CMS Energy Corp.

growth C / 316
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 4.6% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -0.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 5% speak to its relatively poor ranking.

CMS Energy Corp (CMS)
Utilities | Utilities
47.38  -0.50%


tickrz rank
B
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio23.39x
P/B Ratiox
P/S Ratio2.09x
EV/EBITDA Ratio7.12x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
2.73%
PAYOUT RATIO65.61%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH6.73%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
5 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY2538%
INTEREST COVERAGE2.95x
CURRENT RATIO0.74
MOAT
ROE23.92%
ROIC5.46%
Net Margin8.61%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH4.62%
5 YR SPS GROWTH-0.32%
5 YR BPS GROWTH5.03%

TICKRZ RANK
CMS Energy Corp receives a B ranking in our proprietary ranking system that combines valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. CMS Energy Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 23.4x, a P/S ratio of 2.1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.1x. CMS Energy Corp ranks 128 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively average score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
CMS Energy Corp ranks 18 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, CMS Energy Corp warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is average. Our analysis of its moat reveals neither a durable moat or enduring competitive advantages.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
CMS Energy Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 5 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 2.95x, a debt/equity ratio of 2538% and a Moat Rank of 194 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors. The company has seen its stock appreciate by 14.04% over the last 12 months. This performance is average compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 248. Based on its 12 month stock performance, CMS Energy Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 2.73%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, CMS Energy Corp ranks 25 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will want to closely investigate CMS Energy Corp.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the bottom third of S&P500 companies. Its 4.6% 5 year annualized EPS growth, -0.3% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 5% speak to its relatively poor ranking.