The ex-dividend date for CMS Energy (NYSE:CMS) is tomorrow, May 1, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $29.75 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 3.5%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is tomorrow, May 1, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $29.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.5%. The average volume for CMS Energy has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CMS Energy has a market cap of $7.75 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 20.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. CMS Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan. The company operates in three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates CMS Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full CMS Energy Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.