CMS Energy Corporation (CMS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013
CMS Energy Corporation ( CMS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.255 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 27, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CMS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CMS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $28.05, the dividend yield is 3.64%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMS was $28.05, representing a -6.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.98 and a 24.34% 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 ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). CMS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.53. Zacks Investment Research reports CMS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.53%, compared to an industry average of -.4%.