CMS Energy Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.255 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CMS stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
6.25% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $29.75, the dividend yield is 3.43%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMS was $29.75,
representing a -0.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.83 and
a 33.35% increase over the 52 week low of $22.31.
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 $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports CMS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.29%, compared to an
industry average of 6.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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 (
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
- WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RYU with an increase of
15.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CMS at 2.66%.