Man Group plc Buys 54996 Shares of CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS)

Man Group plc raised its holdings in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 59.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the …

CMS Energy logoMan Group plc raised its holdings in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 59.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 148,014 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 54,996 shares during the period. Man Group plc owned 0.05% of CMS Energy worth $7,253,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of CMS. Manning & Napier Group LLC raised its holdings in shares of CMS Energy by 3.8% during the third quarter. Manning & Napier Group LLC now owns 28,266 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $1,384,000 after purchasing an additional 1,045 shares during the period. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its holdings in shares of CMS Energy by 1,361.0% in the 3rd quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 149,023 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $7,302,000 after acquiring an additional 138,823 shares during the period. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. acquired a new stake in shares of CMS Energy in the 3rd quarter worth about $134,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of CMS Energy in the 2nd quarter worth about $822,000. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank increased its holdings in shares of CMS Energy by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 184,031 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $9,015,000 after acquiring an additional 2,419 shares during the period. 92.82% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several research firms have commented on CMS. Citigroup raised their target price on shares of CMS Energy from $49.00 to $51.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 2nd. Wolfe Research lowered shares of CMS Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of CMS Energy from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 12th. Guggenheim restated a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 price objective on shares of CMS Energy in a research report on Monday, January 7th. Finally, Barclays raised their target price on shares of CMS Energy from $51.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. CMS Energy currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $52.58.

In other news, SVP Brian F. Rich sold 4,000 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.69, for a total value of $198,760.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Brandon J. Hofmeister sold 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.88, for a total value of $25,940.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.57% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

CMS traded down $0.10 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $50.88. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,254,263 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,450,871. The company has a current ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.87. The stock has a market cap of $14.42 billion, a PE ratio of 23.45, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.28 and a beta of 0.13. CMS Energy Co. has a 52 week low of $40.48 and a 52 week high of $53.82.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.53 billion. CMS Energy had a return on equity of 14.88% and a net margin of 8.00%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.62 earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that CMS Energy Co. will post 2.34 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 1st will be given a $0.3825 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 31st. This is an increase from CMS Energy’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. This represents a $1.53 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.01%. CMS Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 65.90%.

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CMS Energy Profile

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources.

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Allianz Asset Management GmbH Has $2.88 Million Holdings in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS)

Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its position in shares of CMS Energy by 1,931.3% during the 3rd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns …

CMS Energy logoAllianz Asset Management GmbH trimmed its position in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 16.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 58,745 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 11,560 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management GmbH’s holdings in CMS Energy were worth $2,879,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of CMS. Manning & Napier Group LLC increased its stake in CMS Energy by 3.8% in the 3rd quarter. Manning & Napier Group LLC now owns 28,266 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $1,384,000 after acquiring an additional 1,045 shares during the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its position in shares of CMS Energy by 1,361.0% during the 3rd quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 149,023 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $7,302,000 after purchasing an additional 138,823 shares during the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. bought a new position in shares of CMS Energy during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $134,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in shares of CMS Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $822,000. Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd increased its position in shares of CMS Energy by 1,931.3% during the 3rd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 351,854 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $17,241,000 after purchasing an additional 334,532 shares during the last quarter. 92.83% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on CMS shares. Scotiabank reissued a “buy” rating and set a $54.00 target price on shares of CMS Energy in a research report on Friday, December 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, October 12th. ValuEngine upgraded CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. Barclays upped their target price on CMS Energy from $51.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 price objective on shares of CMS Energy in a research note on Tuesday, December 18th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. CMS Energy currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $52.55.

In related news, SVP Brian F. Rich sold 4,000 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.69, for a total value of $198,760.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Brandon J. Hofmeister sold 500 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.88, for a total value of $25,940.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.57% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

CMS stock traded down $0.09 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $49.73. 1,910,372 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,560,900. The company has a market capitalization of $13.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.92, a P/E/G ratio of 3.15 and a beta of 0.13. CMS Energy Co. has a 12-month low of $40.48 and a 12-month high of $53.82. The company has a current ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.87.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. CMS Energy had a return on equity of 14.88% and a net margin of 8.00%. The business had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.53 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.62 earnings per share. On average, research analysts predict that CMS Energy Co. will post 2.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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CMS Energy Profile

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources.

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AQR Capital Management LLC Raises Stake in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS)

AQR Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 7.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F …

CMS Energy logoAQR Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 7.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 664,645 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 44,951 shares during the quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC owned about 0.23% of CMS Energy worth $32,568,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Manning & Napier Group LLC increased its holdings in CMS Energy by 3.8% in the 3rd quarter. Manning & Napier Group LLC now owns 28,266 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $1,384,000 after purchasing an additional 1,045 shares during the last quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp grew its stake in shares of CMS Energy by 1,361.0% in the third quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 149,023 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $7,302,000 after acquiring an additional 138,823 shares in the last quarter. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. acquired a new position in shares of CMS Energy in the third quarter worth $134,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new position in shares of CMS Energy in the second quarter worth $822,000. Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd grew its stake in shares of CMS Energy by 1,931.3% in the third quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 351,854 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $17,241,000 after acquiring an additional 334,532 shares in the last quarter. 92.83% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

CMS has been the subject of several research reports. Wolfe Research downgraded shares of CMS Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 26th. Wells Fargo & Co boosted their price target on shares of CMS Energy from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, September 17th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 24th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, October 12th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $55.00 price target on shares of CMS Energy in a research report on Tuesday, December 18th. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $52.55.

In other news, SVP Brian F. Rich sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.69, for a total value of $198,760.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Brandon J. Hofmeister sold 500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.88, for a total transaction of $25,940.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 0.57% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:CMS traded down $0.09 on Friday, reaching $49.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,910,372 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,560,900. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.92, a PEG ratio of 3.15 and a beta of 0.13. CMS Energy Co. has a 52-week low of $40.48 and a 52-week high of $53.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.87, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.69.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.53 billion. CMS Energy had a net margin of 8.00% and a return on equity of 14.88%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts forecast that CMS Energy Co. will post 2.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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CMS Energy Company Profile

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources.

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Federated Investors Inc. PA Sells 4118 Shares of CMS Energy Co. (CMS)

Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its holdings in CMS Energy by 1,931.3% in the third quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 351,854 shares of …

CMS Energy logoFederated Investors Inc. PA reduced its holdings in shares of CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 11.0% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 33,198 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after selling 4,118 shares during the period. Federated Investors Inc. PA’s holdings in CMS Energy were worth $1,627,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Manning & Napier Group LLC lifted its position in CMS Energy by 3.8% during the 3rd quarter. Manning & Napier Group LLC now owns 28,266 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $1,384,000 after acquiring an additional 1,045 shares during the period. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. purchased a new position in CMS Energy during the 3rd quarter valued at about $134,000. Personal Capital Advisors Corp raised its holdings in CMS Energy by 1,361.0% in the third quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 149,023 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $7,302,000 after buying an additional 138,823 shares during the last quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new position in CMS Energy in the second quarter worth about $822,000. Finally, WINTON GROUP Ltd raised its holdings in CMS Energy by 1,931.3% in the third quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 351,854 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $17,241,000 after buying an additional 334,532 shares during the last quarter. 92.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other news, insider Brandon J. Hofmeister sold 500 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.88, for a total value of $25,940.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, SVP Brian F. Rich sold 4,000 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $49.69, for a total transaction of $198,760.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.57% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts have issued reports on CMS shares. ValuEngine raised shares of CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 24th. Argus raised shares of CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, October 12th. Scotiabank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $54.00 target price on shares of CMS Energy in a report on Friday, December 14th. Finally, Barclays lifted their target price on shares of CMS Energy from $51.00 to $52.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $52.27.

Shares of CMS Energy stock opened at $49.65 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 0.69 and a quick ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $13.99 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.88, a PEG ratio of 3.41 and a beta of 0.02. CMS Energy Co. has a 52-week low of $40.48 and a 52-week high of $53.82.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.02. CMS Energy had a net margin of 8.00% and a return on equity of 14.88%. The firm had revenue of $1.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.53 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.62 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts predict that CMS Energy Co. will post 2.34 EPS for the current year.

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About CMS Energy

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources.

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Legal & General Group Plc Has $132.17 Million Stake in CMS Energy Co. (CMS)

WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its position in CMS Energy by 1,931.3% during the 3rd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 351,854 shares of the …

Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in shares of CMS Energy Co. (NYSE:CMS) by 1.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,697,495 shares of the utilities provider’s stock after buying an additional 34,097 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc’s holdings in CMS Energy were worth $132,170,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Manning & Napier Group LLC boosted its position in CMS Energy by 3.8% during the 3rd quarter. Manning & Napier Group LLC now owns 28,266 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $1,384,000 after buying an additional 1,045 shares during the period. Personal Capital Advisors Corp boosted its position in CMS Energy by 1,361.0% during the 3rd quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 149,023 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $7,302,000 after buying an additional 138,823 shares during the period. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new stake in CMS Energy during the 2nd quarter valued at $822,000. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its position in CMS Energy by 1,931.3% during the 3rd quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 351,854 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $17,241,000 after buying an additional 334,532 shares during the period. Finally, Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. purchased a new stake in CMS Energy during the 3rd quarter valued at $134,000. 92.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In related news, insider Brandon J. Hofmeister sold 500 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.88, for a total transaction of $25,940.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, SVP Brian F. Rich sold 4,000 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.69, for a total transaction of $198,760.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.57% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of CMS Energy from $49.00 to $51.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 11th. Citigroup raised their target price on shares of CMS Energy from $49.00 to $51.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Argus raised shares of CMS Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, September 10th. Wolfe Research cut shares of CMS Energy from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 26th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co raised their target price on shares of CMS Energy from $53.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, September 17th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $52.27.

NYSE:CMS opened at $51.17 on Monday. CMS Energy Co. has a 12 month low of $40.48 and a 12 month high of $53.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 0.69 and a quick ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.50 billion, a PE ratio of 23.58, a P/E/G ratio of 3.54 and a beta of 0.02.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 25th. The utilities provider reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.02. CMS Energy had a net margin of 8.00% and a return on equity of 14.88%. The firm had revenue of $1.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.53 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.62 EPS. As a group, research analysts forecast that CMS Energy Co. will post 2.34 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 30th. Investors of record on Friday, November 2nd were given a dividend of $0.3575 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $1.43 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.79%. CMS Energy’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 65.90%.

CMS Energy Profile

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. It operates through three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity. It generates electricity through fossil-fuel-fired plants, as well as renewable energy and nuclear sources.

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