CMS Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.255 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 30,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CMS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that CMS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $28.28, the dividend yield is 3.61%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMS was $28.28,
representing a -5.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.98 and
a 25.35% increase over the 52 week low of $22.56.
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 $1.62. Zacks Investment Research reports CMS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.39%, compared to an
industry average of 5.7%.
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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:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of
4.66% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CMS at 2.66%.