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CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) SVP Catherine M. Reynolds sold 5,000 shares of CMS Energy stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $28.40, for a total transaction of $142,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

CMS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at SunTrust reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of CMS Energy in a research note on Monday. They now have a $30.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $31.00. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of CMS Energy in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $32.00. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of CMS Energy in a research note on Friday, July 18th. They now have a $32.00 price target on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.00.

Shares of CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) traded down 1.66% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $28.39. The stock had a trading volume of 2,056,315 shares. CMS Energy has a one year low of $25.74 and a one year high of $31.23. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $30.21 and its 200-day moving average is $29.16. The company has a market cap of $7.806 billion and a P/E ratio of 15.35.

CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.38 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.29 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that CMS Energy will post $1.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 29th. Investors of record on Friday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 30th.

CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) is an energy company operating primarily in Michigan.

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