CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2014

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CMS Energy Corporation ( CMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.88% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $30.25, the dividend yield is 3.57%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMS was $30.25, representing a -0.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.53 and a 17.52% increase over the 52 week low of $25.74.

CMS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). CMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.87. Zacks Investment Research reports CMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.16%, compared to an industry average of .1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CMS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMS as a top-10 holding:

  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DON with an increase of 6.23% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CMS at 0.8%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CMS , DUK , EXC , DON

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