CMS Energy Corp Dividend yield

 Price  56.19
 Dividend  1.95
 Earnings  3.07
 Cash-flow  2.93
 Book value  23.41
 Equity  22.74

CMS Energy Corp is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. CMS Energy Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

CMS Energy Corp stock dividend

CMS Energy Corp paid a total dividend of 569 million USD last year, for a market value of 16,407 millions (Market Cap 16,311 millions). CMS Energy Corp dividend per share is 1.95 USD, and his stock market price 56.19 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, CMS Energy Corp has a dividend yield of 3.47%, which is similar to the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. However, it is lower than the average of Utilities industry. The company should be deeply analized because dividend yields should be similar among companies from the same industry unless they carry an opposite strategy.

In addition, you should compare CMS Energy Corp stocks dividend with other Electricity companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of CMS Energy Corp

CMS Energy Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of CMS Energy Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 3.47%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). CMS Energy Corp payout on ernings is currently 63.52%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 39.34% and 60.08% respectively. Both figures show that CMS Energy Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of CMS Energy Corp is USD 2.93 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.95, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of CMS Energy Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

CMS Energy Corp payout

CMS Energy Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of CMS Energy Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of CMS Energy Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Electricity stocks.

CMS Energy Corp stock dividend history

CMS Energy Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth CMS Energy Corp showed a return of -8.00% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.79% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -16.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

CMS Energy Corp stock and market return