CMS Energy Corp Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  61.01
 Dividend  1.63
 Earnings  2.79
 Cash-flow  6.23
 Book value  17.43
 Equity  17.01

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 paid a total dividend of 466 million USD last year, for a market value of 17,449 millions (Market Cap 17,373 millions). Dividend per share of CMS Energy Corp is 1.63 USD, and his stock market price 61.01 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, CMS Energy Corp has a dividend yield of 2.67%, 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 dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

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 1.63 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.67%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). CMS Energy Corp payout on ernings is currently 58.42%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Utilities industry, which are 38.57% and 67.18% respectively. Both figures show that CMS Energy Corp should not have problems to continue paying his dividend.

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 6.23 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.63, 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

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.67%1.6358.42%286
20192.43%1.5355.43%284
20182.88%1.4353.76%283
20172.81%1.3355.42%281
20163.08%1.2466.31%280
20153.31%1.1659.49%276

*In millions

CMS Energy Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth CMS Energy Corp showed a return of -0.90% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 2.76% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -2.90% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

CMS Energy Corp stock and market return