CMS Energy Corporation (
) 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 (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.